2013 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 201 to 250 of 257
 
Name Violation Issue Date Action Order

Sexton, Peter A. and Sexton Insurance Agency
Everett, WA
Failing to maintain adequate insurance transaction records, and failing to establish and maintain an adequate accounting system. 4/22/2013 Consent Order Imposing A Fine And Setting Conditions For Probationary Insurance Producer Licenses $1,000 Fine 13-0106
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Sherwood, Robert Scott
National City, CA
Selling, soliciting, or negotiating insurance in Washington without a license 4/12/2013 Order to Cease and Desist 13-0132
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Simmons Agency Inc, The,
Hermiston, OR
Failing to promptly convey a renewal quote to a consumer. 10/9/2013 Consent Order Levying a Fine. $1000 13-0266
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Smallwood, James
Spokane, WA
Failure to respond. 11/7/2013 License revoked. 13-0306
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Smith Freed & Eberhard PC
Portland, OR
Failed to follow the approved course title, maintain an attendance register with all attendee’s signatures, and notify the OIC of the course schedule at least 10 days prior to the course start date. Also submitted attendance registers without the approved course titles and dates. 6/4/2013 Consent Order Levying A Fine $2,000 fine 13-0117
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Smith, Christopher and Smith Family Bail Bonds, Inc.
Spokane, WA
Misappropriated and failed to return collateral entrusted to him as collateral for bail bonds; Failure to timely respond to an inquiry by the Insurance Commissioner; Failure to notify the Insurance Commissioner of the action against their bail bond licenses that was taken by DOL. 9/26/2013 Order Revoking Licenses 13-0265
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Sonsio International of Wisconsin Incorporated
Arvada, CO
Failure to timely file. 6/5/2013 $1,000 Fine 13-0177
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Soundpath Health, Inc.
Federal Way, WA
None 2/6/2013 Solicitation Permit 13-0057
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Soundpath Health, Inc.
Federal Way, WA
Form A application for approval of the proposed acquisition of control of Soundpath Health, Inc. by CollabHealth Plan Services, Inc. 3/1/2013 Proposed acquisition approved. 13-0039
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Spokane United Methodist Homes, Inc.
Spokane, WA
Failed to maintain minimum unrestricted net assets. 9/30/2013 Order Suspending Certificate of Exemption 13-0271
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Starr Indemnity & Liability Company
New York, NY
Failing to appoint the producers who sold its policies. 2/4/2013 Consent Order Levying A Fine $5,000 fine 13-0015
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Stewart, Charles S.
Spokane, WA
Failure to pay license fee. 12/12/1931 License revoked. 13-0327
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Stewart, Joycelyn K.
Decatur, GA
Failure to respond 10/28/2013 License revoked. 13-0296
Comments: Order No. 13-0296 has been Rescinded. See Order No. 14-0007 -- Consent Order Rescinding Previous Revocation Order No. 13-0296 And Levying A Fine.

Stillwater Insurance Company
Santa Barbara, CA
Failing to send complete adverse action notices to policyholders when it took adverse action against the consumer based in whole or in part on credit history or insurance score; Failing to tell consumer about significant factors that adversely affect the consumer’s credit history or insurance score and failing to explain what significant factors led to an adverse action; and Failing to provide information that helps the consumer determine why the consumer was charged a higher premium or determined to be ineligible for coverage by the insurer. 12/10/2013 Consent Order Levying A Fine - Fined $65,000 13-0319
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Stonebridge Casualty Insuarnce Company
Columbus, OH
Using a policy form that deviated from the form that had been filed and approved by the Commissioner; Accepting insurance business from unlicensed person, violating RCW 48.05.140. 2/5/2014 Consent Order Levying A Fine - Fined $20,000 13-0219
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Strom, Darryl L.
Mill Creek, WA
Applicant for insurance producer's license requested a hearing on the denial of his application. 6/24/2013 After hearing, the denial of the license application was upheld. 13-0035
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Strom, Irvin N.
Seattle, WA
Probationary license issued and requirement to work under the supervision of an OIC approved mentor due to previous repeated violations of the Insurance Code. 10/31/2013 Consent Order Setting Conditions For Probationary Producer’s License 13-0136
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Strom, Irvin N.
Seattle, WA
Probationary license issued due to repeated violations of the Insurance Code. 12/26/2013 Consent Order Setting Conditions For Probationary Producer's License 13-0325
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Student Conservation Association, Inc.
Charlestown, NH
Failure to file a compliant actuarial statement. 12/30/2013 Order Suspending Certificate of Exemption 13-0340
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Stults, Wesley W.
Tacoma, WA
Failing to properly maintain client funds and keep proper records; demonstrating financial irresponsibility in this state. 7/12/2013 Consent Order Rescinding Order No. 11-0296 And Levying A Fine $500.00 Fine 13-0206
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SUN LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY OF CANADA (U.S.)
WILMINGTON, DE
Failing to pay the correct amount of interest on death benefits on life insurance policies in accordance with Washington law. 6/19/2013 $50,000 Fine 13-0173
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Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA
Failure to timely file. 3/7/2013 $1,250 Fine 13-0073
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Tam, Valentine
Everett, WA
Applicant requested a hearing on the denial of his license application. 11/18/2013 After hearing, the license application was granted with a one year probationary period. 13-0164
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Tam, Valentine W.
Everett, WA
Probationary license issued due to prior felony convictions. 1/6/2014 Consent Order Setting Conditions For Probationary Resident Producer's License 13-0322
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Thompson, Jarrod C.
Bronx, NY
Failure to report an administrative action, failure to respond. 5/22/2013 Licence revoked. 13-0167
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TicketsBite LLC; Stackman, Jason; Thomas, Christopher
Las Vegas, NV
Engaging in or transacting the unauthorized business of insurance 8/22/2013 Order to Cease and Desist 13-0239
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Tilley, Todd D.
Hallsville, TX
Failure to pay; failure to respond. 7/29/2013 License revoked. 13-0227
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Timothy J. Young, Mike Carlton; USA Health Benefits Corporation, United Senior Retirement Benefits, and United Senior Association Benefits and United Alliance Group
La Jolla, CA
Selling health care discount plan cards without a license. 2/28/2013 02/26/2013 13-0077
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Tobey, Joseph M.
Burien, WA
Licensee impersonated insurance consumers and created fictitious emails for consumers in an effort to cancel the consumers' policies. 8/12/2013 After hearing, the Order Revoking License was upheld. 13-0014
Comments: OIC issued an Order Revoking License, the effective date of which was stayed pending the outcome of a hearing.

Tran, Kim Dinh
St. Petersburg, FL
Licensee’s Florida State resident license had been revoked based on his felony conviction. The licensee did not inform the Office of Insurance Commissioner (“OIC”) of the conviction. 12/7/2013 Order Revoking License 13-0314
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Triad Guaranty Insurance Corporation
Winston-Salem, NC
Placed in rehibilitation by the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois. 3/22/2013 Order Suspending Certificate of Authority 13-0089
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Trokey, Jessica
Lynnwood, WA
Providing incomplete or incorrect information in a license 11/1/2013 Consent Order Levying A Fine - Fined: $250 13-0282
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Trustees of Wheaton College, The
Wheaton, IL
Failure to timely file. 2/20/2013 $750 Fine 13-0055
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Ullico Casualty Company
Silver Springs, MD
Placed in rehabilitation by the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware. 3/25/2013 Order Suspending Certificate of Authority 13-0093
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Under Par Golf Services, Dominik Longbucco, Vince Longbucco
Boise, ID
Selling insurance without a license. 5/14/2013 Order To Cease And Desist 13-0163
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United Contractors Insurance Company, Inc., A Risk Retention Group
Charleston, SC
Placed in liquidation by the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware. 10/7/2013 Order Revoking Registration 13-0281
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UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company
Hartford, CT
Failing to provide such information to the custodial parent as may be necessary for the child to obtain benefits through that coverage; and Failing to respond promptly to the inquiry of the Commissioner. 2/26/2013 Consent Order Levying A Fine Fined: $20,000.00 with $10,000.00 suspended 13-0030
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University of Georgia Foundation, The
Athens, GA
Failure to timely file. 2/25/2013 $500 Fine 13-0049
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Upper Hudson National Insurance Company
Monticello, NY
Capital and Surplus below minimum requirements. 10/7/2013 Order Suspending Certificate of Authority 13-0280
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Vancs, Lisa M.
El Mirage, AZ
Failure to respond. 10/28/2013 License revoked. 13-0297
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Villarreal Insurance And Taxes
Othello, WA
Failing to keep and retain for five years a record of all transactions consummated under its license in an organized form; Ms. Castillo’s failure to promptly account for and pay the consumer’s premiums to the insurer entitled to them. The licensee is responsible for this violation under the law of agency as Ms. Castillo’s employer/principal; Failing to account for and maintain in a separate account all funds representing premiums or return premiums received; Failing to handle funds according to the requirements of WAC 284-12-080, and to establish and maintain an accounting system as required by that regulation; Failing to make the corrections required in the First Examination Report. 8/20/2013 Consent Order Setting Conditions For Probationary Licenses And Imposing A Fine - Fined $1,000 13-0251
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VJL Golf Inc. dba Seattle Golf Tournament Services, Vince Longbucco
Seattle, WA
Selling insurance without a license. 5/14/2013 Order To Cease And Desist 13-0161
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VJL Golf Inc. dba Seattle Golf Tournament Services, Vince Longbucco
Seattle, WA
Selling insurance without a license. 5/14/2013 Order Levying A Fine $10,000 Fine 13-0162
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Volunteers of America
Albany, NY
Failure to timely file. 2/19/2013 $1,000 fine 13-0056
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Ward, John K.
Edmonds, WA
Writing fictitious policies to receive advance commissions. 3/4/2013 Order Revoking License 13-0067
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Warner, Charles L.
Seattle, WA
Failure to respond. 1/8/2013 License revoked. 13-0006
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Warranty Business Services Corporation
St. Louis, MO
Failure to timely file. 6/12/2013 $75 Fine 13-0175
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Western United Life Assurance Company
Spokane, WA
None 1/11/2013 Approval of Permitted Practice Investment 13-0018
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Western United Life Assurance Company
Spokane, WA
None 1/11/2013 Apporval of Permitted Practice Investment 13-0017
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Western United Life Assurance Company
Spokane, WA
None 1/11/2013 Order Granting Approval of Permitted Practice Investment 13-0017
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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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