2012 Orders

Orders posted below are unverified duplicates of official orders actually entered. To get an official version of the order contact:

Renee Molnes
Phone: 360-725-7047
Email: legal@oic.wa.gov

Orders 251 to 287 of 287
 
Name Violation Issue Date Action Order

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company and State Farm Fire & Casualty Company
Bloomington, IL
Charging rates not in accord with its rates then in effect. 9/17/2012 $50,000 fine 12-0111
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Stephenson, Jason M.
Bellevue, WA
Probation due to court fees owed - on payment plan. 10/4/2012 Consent Order Setting Conditions For Probationary Porducer's License 12-0265
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Stonington Insurance Company
Plano, TX
Failure to timely file. 10/8/2012 $1,000 Fine 12-0251
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Student Conservation Association Inc., The
Charlestown, NH
Failure to timely file. 6/25/2012 $1250 Fine 12-0178
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Sturges, Joseph A.
Boise, ID
Issuing, delivering, and using unapproved policy form, knowingly making false or misleading statement relative to an application for insurance to an insurer, and failing to promptly rely in writing to an inquiry of the commissioner relative to the business of insurance. 5/29/2012 Consent Order Levying A Fine $5,000 fine 12-0085
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Sullivan, Joseph W.
Worcester, MA
Failure to respond. 9/14/2012 $500 fine 12-0229
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Taylor, Nolan
Taylorsville, UT
Failure to report an administrative action. 3/8/2012 License revoked. 12-0066
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Temple, Francina L.
Atlanta, GA
Failure to report an administrative action, failure to respond. 8/8/2012 License revoked. 12-0222
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Thompson, Tara M.
Yakima, WA
Diverting or appropriates funds received in a fiduciary capacity to her own use. 2/13/2012 Revocation order set aside by Chief Hearing Officer; probation of one year with conditions imposed on Licensee. 12-0020
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Thornhill, Carol A.
New York, NY
Failing to report the Virginia administrative action to OIC within thirty days; Failing to respond to an inquiry by the OIC within fifteen working days. 10/23/2012 Consent Order Rescinding OIC Order No. 12-0257 And Levying A Fine Fined $500.00 12-0270
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Tindal, Benjamin
Blue Bell, PA
Failure to report an administrative action. 7/24/2012 License revoked. 12-0217
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Tison, Jennifer L.
Shelton, CT
Soliciting insurance without a Washington producer license and without an affiliation. 2/22/2012 $250 Fine 12-0029
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Tongass Timber Trust Group Health And Welfare Plan
Ketchikan, AK
Operating as a self insured multiple employer welfare arrangement and providing health coverage in Washington without a certificate of authority. 12/3/2012 Consent Order Levying A Fine Fined $ 2,500 12-0300
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Turner, Nick J.
Marysville, OH
Failure to report an administrative action and failure to respond to a request of the OIC. 4/27/2012 $500 fine and completion of a renewal application and pay the renewal fee of $55 12-0081
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Union of Concerned Scientists
Washington, DC
Failure to timely file. 3/13/2012 $750 fine 12-0058
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United Consumer Awareness Association
Spokane, WA & Syosset, NY
Order Rescinding Previous Order to Cease and Desist 5/23/2012 Order Rescinding Order to Cease and Desist No. 12-0060 12-0152
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United States Fire Insurance Company
Wilmington, DE
Failing to file copies of all certificate and other related forms providing coverage in Washington; Failing to file the rates; Failure to file a copy of the disclosure statement; and failing to ensure that the required disclosure statement was provided to individuals being solicited and to retain the signed forms for three years. 5/17/2013 Consent Order Levying A Fine $15,000 fine 12-0151
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Unitedhealthcare of Washington Incorporated
Mercer Island, WA
Failure to timely file. 8/24/2012 $375 Fine 12-0235
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UnitedHealthcare of Washington, Inc.
Mercer Island, WA
None 6/28/2012 Order Granting Exemption to RCW 48.31C.030 12-0199
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Unitrin Auto and Home Insurance Company
Dewitt, NY
Failing to file an insurance scoring model; not filing a complete modification to its rate manual; not providing complete information with a rate filing. 10/1/2012 $15,000 Fine 12-0238
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University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Issued annuities before being authorized. 4/17/2012 $1000 Fine 12-0014
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Vargus & Associates, Inc.
Tacoma, WA
Distributing an advertisement of, by, or on behalf of an insurer that failed to set forth the name in full of the insurer and the location of its home office or principal office. 7/23/2012 $2,000 fine 12-0202
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Vehicle Protection Incorporated
Lees Summit, MO
Failure to timely file. 5/7/2012 $1,000 Fine 12-0119
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Villanueva, Cecilia
Federal Way, WA
Misappropriation of money; forging of documents relating to an insurance transaction 7/20/2012 Order Revoking License 12-0200
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Vision Service Plan
Seattle, WA
Retaining excess investments; failing to provide timely responses to requests from the OIC; providing incorrect information in financial statements. 11/13/2012 $60,500 fine with $10,000 suspended and Compliance Plan. 12-0153
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VSC Direct; FIS Trust and Robin May
Federal Way, WA
Respondents VSC Direct, FIS Trust, and Robin May have sold vehicle service contracts in Washington in violation of RCW 48.110.030, have transacted insurance in Washington in violation of RCW 48.15.020, and acted as insurance producers by selling insurance to Washington residents without being licensed as an insurance producer in violation of RCW 48.17.060. 12/27/2012 Order To Cease And Desist 12-0342
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Walker, Zachary C.
Henderson, NV
Failure to report an administrative action; failure to respond. 10/29/2012 License revoked. 12-0278
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Walls Insurance and Securities School; M. Scott Reilly
Bellevue, Washington
Failure to timely submit rosters for the continuing education courses provided. 8/21/2012 Imposition of a fine in the amount of $8,475 with $6,475 of the fine suspended provided certain conditions met. 12-0035
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Warrantech Automotive, Inc.
Hartford, CT
Using, issuing, delivering, selling, and marketing service contracts covering motor vehicles in Washington which had not been filed and approved. 3/9/2012 $2,000 Fine 12-0045
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Washington Casualty Company
Maple Valley, WA
Failure to timely file. 9/28/2012 $1,000 Fine 12-0250
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Weisberg, Max
Scottsdale, AZ
Failure to report an administrative action, failure to respond. 6/18/2012 Order revoking license 12-0195
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Wheeler, Mitchell
Vancouver, WA
Failure to pay his child support as required. 1/24/2012 Consent Order Setting Conditions for Probationary Producerís License 12-0016
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Williams, Sarah S.
Lacey, WA
Taking funds for an insurance premium and falsely documenting that it had been transmitted, but failing to deposit it into the premium trust account for payment of the premium for over three months. 4/20/2012 Order Revoking License 12-0087
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Williams, Sarah S.
Lacey, WA
Taking funds for an insurance premium and falsely documenting that it had been transmitted, but failing to deposit it into the premium trust account for payment of the premium for over three months. 4/20/2012 Order Revoking License 12-0087
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WS Aftermarket Services Corporation
Wilmington, DE
Failure to timely file. 5/7/2012 $750 Fine 12-0120
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Yakima Valley Community Foundation
Yakima, WA
Failure to timely file. 11/1/2012 $750 Fine 12-0180
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YMCA of Greater Seattle
Seattle, WA
Failure to timely file. 6/20/2012 $1,000 Fine 12-0181
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These enforcement actions taken by Mike Kreidler, Washington state Insurance Commissioner, are a primary tool in protecting the people of Washington.

Type of Entity Authority to Suspend or Revoke Authority to Fine
Agent or broker RCW 48.17.530 RCW 48.17.560
Insurance company RCW 48.05.140 RCW 48.05.185
Health care service contractor RCW 48.44.160 RCW 48.44.166
Health maintenance organization (HMO) RCW 48.46.130 and RCW 48.46.135

Updated 04/06/2014

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