Trinidad Navarro News

Delaware Elects Incumbent Insurance Commissioner Navarro to Second Term

Delaware’s incumbent insurance commissioner Trinidad Navarro has been elected to a second term, beating out opponent Dr. Julia Pillsbury with roughly 60% of the votes, according to New York Times data. Pillsbury was the candidate for the Republican party in …

Delaware Workers’ Comp Rates Drop for Fourth Year in a Row

Delaware workers’ compensation insurance rates will decrease for the fourth year in a row, effective December 1, 2020. This comes as the voluntary market is seeing yet another double-digit decrease in loss costs, with an average 11.56% reduction, and residual …

Delaware Urges Residents to Prepare for Tropical Storm Isaias

As Tropical Storm Isaias approaches Delaware, residents are urged to prepare for dangerous winds of more than 55 miles per hour and up to six inches of rain. Storm surges, localized flooding, tree damage, power outages and other threats to …

Delaware Auto Insurers Issue Rebates, Reduce Rates During Coronavirus Pandemic

The Delaware Department of Insurance has announced that many consumer-friendly automobile insurer actions are being implemented due to reduced vehicle use throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. As filed with the department, these actions represent millions of dollars being returned to or …

Commissioner Navarro Responds to Report of Premium Increases for Military Members

Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro responded strongly to a Consumer Federation of America report that Delaware service members may return home from deployment to increased auto insurance premiums, calling the practice completely unacceptable and issuing a formal bulletin to insurance …

Delaware Companies Save More Than $4M from Reduced Workers’ Comp Rates

The Delaware Department of Insurance has analyzed new filings from the state’s top writers of workers’ compensation insurance after announcing the third consecutive year of decreased rates in November. The top writers represent nearly 10,000 companies that hold policies within …

Delaware Insurance Commissioner Appointed Chair of NAIC Antifraud Task Force

Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro was appointed chair of the National Association of Insurance Commissioner’s Antifraud Task Force. Commissioner Navarro previously served as vice-chair of the committee and served in law enforcement for much of his career before his election …

Lawsuit Accuses Delaware Insurance Officials of Racism, Sexism

A federal lawsuit has accused top Delaware insurance department officials of workplace sexual and racial harassment. The Delaware News Journal reports an insurance department employee announced the suit Wednesday accusing Commissioner Trinidad Navarro of inappropriately touching her cornrows and making …

Workers’ Compensation Rates in Delaware Decrease for Third Year in a Row

Delaware is set to see a decrease in workers’ compensation insurance rates for the third year in a row, effective December 1, 2019. “I am delighted to approve a decrease in workers’ compensation rates in Delaware for the third year …

Delaware Woman Indicted for $16K of Fraudulent Insurance Claims

A Wilmington, Del., woman was indicted by the New Castle County Grand Jury for insurance fraud and other felony charges. Theresa T. Milton was indicted on seven felony counts of insurance fraud, one felony count of theft by false pretense …