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  Category: Insurance Commissioner


Commissioner Stewart Fines State Farm Insurance $150,000

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 11, 2012

State Farm to review protocols, update language on non-renewal notices and pay $150,000 penalty. As a result of a recently completed Market Conduct Examination performed by The Delaware Department of Insurance, State Farm Fire and Casualty Company has been ordered to review its protocols regarding the application of underwriting guidelines for Delaware’s coastal region and adjusts the language included in non-renewal notices distributed by the company.




The Delaware Department of Insurance Informs Delawareans on Managing the Claims Experience and Rebuilding After a Loss

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Monday, December 10, 2012

The process of reconstructing your home following a loss can be long and laborious. Often before you can begin rebuilding, you have to navigate the insurance claims process. The Delaware Department of Insurance is aware of the fact that consumers are often confused and stressed by the claims process, and offers this summary to help manage the experience.




Commissioner Stewart Issues Holiday Insurance Tips

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2012

Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart would like all Delawareans to be aware of the many insurance-related issues that they may encounter as they celebrate the holiday season. “During the season of giving many people are not thinking of insurance, however calamity and disaster do not take a holiday” said Commissioner Weldin Stewart.




Public Hearing by the Delaware Department of Insurance for Proposed Workers’ Compensation Rate Increase Filing has been Re-Scheduled

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2012

The public hearing on the Proposed Workers’ Compensation Rate Increase Filing scheduled for November 20, 2012 has been re-scheduled to December 20, 2012 to provide the Delaware Department of Insurance the opportunity to perform a complete target examination prior to the public hearing.




Commissioner Stewart Announces Insurers Cannot Impose Hurricane Deductibles In Delaware

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Friday, November 2, 2012

Delaware Insurance Commissioner, Karen Weldin Stewart, has issued a bulletin and announced today that Delaware homeowners will not face higher-cost hurricane deductibles resulting from the impact of this week’s damaging storm.







  Category: Insurance Commissioner

Commissioner Stewart Fines State Farm Insurance $150,000

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 11, 2012

State Farm to review protocols, update language on non-renewal notices and pay $150,000 penalty. As a result of a recently completed Market Conduct Examination performed by The Delaware Department of Insurance, State Farm Fire and Casualty Company has been ordered to review its protocols regarding the application of underwriting guidelines for Delaware’s coastal region and adjusts the language included in non-renewal notices distributed by the company.




The Delaware Department of Insurance Informs Delawareans on Managing the Claims Experience and Rebuilding After a Loss

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Monday, December 10, 2012

The process of reconstructing your home following a loss can be long and laborious. Often before you can begin rebuilding, you have to navigate the insurance claims process. The Delaware Department of Insurance is aware of the fact that consumers are often confused and stressed by the claims process, and offers this summary to help manage the experience.




Commissioner Stewart Issues Holiday Insurance Tips

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2012

Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart would like all Delawareans to be aware of the many insurance-related issues that they may encounter as they celebrate the holiday season. “During the season of giving many people are not thinking of insurance, however calamity and disaster do not take a holiday” said Commissioner Weldin Stewart.




Public Hearing by the Delaware Department of Insurance for Proposed Workers’ Compensation Rate Increase Filing has been Re-Scheduled

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2012

The public hearing on the Proposed Workers’ Compensation Rate Increase Filing scheduled for November 20, 2012 has been re-scheduled to December 20, 2012 to provide the Delaware Department of Insurance the opportunity to perform a complete target examination prior to the public hearing.




Commissioner Stewart Announces Insurers Cannot Impose Hurricane Deductibles In Delaware

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Friday, November 2, 2012

Delaware Insurance Commissioner, Karen Weldin Stewart, has issued a bulletin and announced today that Delaware homeowners will not face higher-cost hurricane deductibles resulting from the impact of this week’s damaging storm.