|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.|
(TOTAL of Categories 1-3)
Complaints found to require corrective action, leading to insurer compromise, or other remedy for the complainant.
Complaints found to be without Merit.
Complaints with Other Outcomes
|Year||Line of Coverage||Law||Section||Summarized Description of Law||# of Alleged Violations|
|2018||Misc Lines||CCR||2695.10b||Must accept or deny surety claim within 40 calendar days or send letter. Denial must cite statute or bond provision. CDI language.||2|
|2018||Misc Lines||CCR||2695.7b||Must accept/deny or provide written delay notice within 40 calendar days of proof of claim.||1|
|2018||Misc Lines||CCR||2695.5e3||Must begin investigation within 15 calendar days of notification of claim.||1|
|2018||Misc Lines||CCR||2695.5e2||Must supply forms, instructions & assistance within 15 calendar days of claim notification.||1|
|2018||Misc Lines||CCR||2695.10c||Must notify in writing every 30 calendar days if more time is required to investigate surety.||1|
|2018||Misc Lines||CCR||2695.10d||Must perform diligent investigation;not request unnecessary information (Surety).||1|
|2018||Misc Lines||CCR||2695.7c1||Must notify in writing every 30 calendar days if more time is required to investigate claim.||1|
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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|
|2018||Surety and Fidelity||.16||.251||26.67||106.25|
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