receivership News

Regulator Deems Florida-Based American Capital Assurance Corp. Insolvent

After negative moves by ratings agencies last month to address its financial issues, Florida’s insurance regulator says American Capital Assurance Corp. (AmCap) is insolvent and should be placed in receivership, In a letter dated April 2 to Chief Financial Officer …

Liquidation Requested for Texas Nonstandard Auto Insurer, ACCC

An application for an order of liquidation has been filed in a Travis County, Texas, district court for a Houston-based nonstandard auto insurer now in receivership. With the agreement of its board of directors, ACCC Insurance Co. was placed into …

Florida Puts Workers’ Comp Carrier Guarantee Insurance In Receivership

Florida insurance regulators have placed workers’ compensation carrier Guarantee Insurance Co. in receivership due to inadequate reserves. According to documents from the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR), the company was materially under-reserved at year end 2016 and consented to …

Concerns Raised about Coverage with Ohio Insurer’s Demise

Health care advocates and a U.S. senator are raising concerns that nearly 22,000 Ohioans could end up paying much more for health care as their struggling insurer winds down its operations. Republican Sen. Rob Portman has asked federal officials whether …

Iowa Insurance Commissioner Sues Feds Over Failed Health Co-Op

Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart says federal health officials are unlawfully withholding millions of dollars owed to a failed health insurance co-op in his state. Gerhart, who is Liquidator for CoOportunity Health, filed suit against the U.S. Department of Health …

Texas Windstorm Insurer Board: No Receivership at This Time

Numerous representatives from Texas coastal counties, cities and business organizations on March 25 spoke before the board of the state’s insurer of last resort urging them to oppose the proposal by state regulators to place the organization in receivership. The …

Receivership Proposed for Texas’ Insurer of Last Resort

In a meeting on March 25, the board of directors of Texas’ insurer of last resort in coastal areas is expected to discuss the organization’s dire financial condition and the possibility of placing the organization into receivership. According to the …

Missouri Department of Insurance Closes Two Receiverships

The Missouri Department of Insurance announced the conclusion of the legal cases of two insurance companies that went into receivership due to insolvency. A Cole County judge ordered Transit Casualty Co. into receivership in November 1985. It is Missouri’s second-longest …