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Company Performance
In compliance with California Insurance Code § 12921.1, the California Department of Insurance conducted a Consumer Complaint Study of all admitted insurance carriers. The company performance table provides the complaints determined by the department to require that corrective action be taken against the insurer, or leading to insurer compromise, or other remedy for the complainant, those that are found to be without merit, those with other outcomes, and justified complaints. Justified complaints often require additional review, as violations of California insurance laws may exist.

Year Closed Complaints
(TOTAL of Categories 1-3)
Category 1:
Complaints found to require corrective action, leading to insurer compromise, or other remedy for the complainant.
Category 2:
Complaints found to be without Merit.
Category 3:
Complaints with Other Outcomes
Category 4:
Justified Complaints
2020 788 201 379 208 53
2019 796 214 326 256 93
2018 734 158 329 247 67

Violation Study

The following table represents number and type of violations found, by reference to the line of insurance and law allegedly violated.

Year Line of Coverage Law Section Summarized Description of Law # of Alleged Violations
2020 Automobile CCR 2695.3a File must contain all documents. 1
2020 Automobile CCR 2695.7c1 Must notify in writing every 30 calendar days if more time is required to investigate claim. 2
2020 Automobile CIC 790.03h3 Failing to adopt & implement standards for the prompt investigation & processing of claims 2
2020 Automobile CCR 2632.5c2Bi During the renewal process (at least every 3 yrs) the insurer shall request estimated mileage and commute info & service records 1
2020 Automobile CCR 2695.7b1 Must deny all claims in writing. Must cite statute, applicable law or policy provision on 1st party claims. 1
2020 Automobile CCR 2695.7b Must accept/deny or provide written delay notice within 40 calendar days of proof of claim. 2
2020 Automobile CIC 1861.05a Excessive, inadequate, unfairly discriminatory rates 4
2020 Automobile CCR 2694a3 In contravention of own rules, policies, procedures, guidelines 24
2020 Automobile CIC 664 Proof of mailing as proof of notice 1
2020 Automobile CCR 2695.7d Insurer shall conduct a thorough, fair and objective investigation. Cannot seek unnecessary information from claimant. 1
2020 Automobile CCR 2695.8b Must apply standards when evaluating auto total loss claims-see Regulations. 1
2020 Homeowners CCR 2695.5a Must respond to the California Department of Insurance within 21 calendar days. 1
2020 Homeowners CCR 2695.7b3 Must notify claimant that claim denial can be reviewed by the California Dept. of Insurance. 1
2020 Homeowners CCR 2695.7b1 Must deny all claims in writing. Must cite statute, applicable law or policy provision on 1st party claims. 1
2020 Homeowners CCR 2695.3a File must contain all documents. 2
2020 Homeowners CIC 1861.05a Excessive, inadequate, unfairly discriminatory rates 2
2020 Homeowners CIC 10095.7(b) An applicant who is denied, or policyholder who is cancelled or non-renewed, shall be provided with information regarding the depa 8
2020 Homeowners CCR 2694a3 In contravention of own rules, policies, procedures, guidelines 12

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Comparison Data

The information below is for complaints closed during the study period for this insurance company. The table provides the Justified Complaint Ratio, Market Share, Complaint Share, and Index for this company, grouped by the line of coverage the company was authorized to sell in this study period.

Year Line of Coverage JustifiedComplaint Ratio Market Share Complaint Share Index
2020 Homeowners 2.62 6.723 4.72 .70
2020 Personal Auto 1.22 8.904 3.49 .39

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Last Revised - December 03, 2007 11:57 AM
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