Company Complaint Information

  

FIRST AMERICAN HOME BUYERS PROTECTION CORPORATION
1 FIRST AMERICAN WAY
SANTA ANA, CA 92707
800-992-3400

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
2012 92 42 39 11   11
2011 88 34 49 5   2
2010 73 36 34 3   4

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
2012 Misc Lines CCR 2695.5a Must respond to the California Department of Insurance within 21 calendar days. 1
2012 Misc Lines CCR 2695.7d Insurer shall conduct a thorough, fair and objective investigation. Cannot seek unnecessary information from claimant. 4
2012 Misc Lines CCR 2695.5b Must provide complete response to claimant inquiries within 15 calendar days. 1
2012 Misc Lines CCR 2695.7b1 Must deny all claims in writing. Must cite statute, applicable law or policy provision on 1st party claims. 4
2012 Misc Lines CCR 2695.7b Must accept/deny or provide written delay notice within 40 calendar days of proof of claim. 1
2012 Misc Lines CCR 2695.7g Cannot attempt settlement with unreasonably low offers. See subsections 1-7. 1

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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.

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For calendar year 2006, the Department's Consumer Services Division had received 276,419 consumer telephone calls, handled 33,054 written cases, and recovered $31,526,079 for consumers and policyholders.


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