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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 04-788


Review Procedure Hearings under the Unfair Insurance Practices Act

[34 Pa.B. 2407]

   The following insureds have requested a hearing as authorized by section 8 of the Unfair Insurance Practices Act (40 P. S. § 1171.8) in connection with their companies' termination of the insureds' policies. The administrative hearings will be held in the Insurance Department's regional offices in Harrisburg and Philadelphia, PA. Failure by an appellant to appear at a scheduled hearing may result in dismissal with prejudice.

   The following hearing will be held in the Administrative Hearings Office, Capitol Associates Building, Room 200, 901 N. Seventh Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102.

   Appeal of Richard Whary; file no. 04-188-02177; Farmers Mutual Insurance Company; doc. no. P04-04-012; May 19, 2004, 1:30 p.m.

   The following hearings will be held in the Philadelphia Regional Office, Room 1701 State Office Building, 1400 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130.

   Appeal of Michael and Janet Papaila; file no. 04-210-01144; Nationwide Mutual Fire Insurance Company; doc. no. PH04-04-005; June 17, 2004, 9 a.m.

   Appeal of David and Amy Harris; file no. 04-267-01154; Amica Mutual Insurance Company; doc. no. PH04-04-022; June 17, 2004, 2 p.m.

   Each party may appear with or without counsel and offer relevant testimony and/or other relevant evidence. Each party must bring documents, photographs, drawings, claims files, witnesses, and the like, necessary to support the party's case. A party intending to offer documents or photographs into evidence shall bring enough copies for the record and for each opposing party.

   Following the hearing and receipt of the stenographic transcript, the Insurance Commissioner (Commissioner) will issue a written order resolving the factual issues presented at the hearing and stating what remedial action, if any, is required. The Commissioner's Order will be sent to those persons participating in the hearing or their designated representatives. The Order of the Commissioner may be subject to judicial review by the Commonwealth Court.

   Persons with a disability who wish to attend an administrative hearing and require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to participate in the hearing should contact Tracey Pontius, Agency Coordinator, (717) 787-4298.

Insurance Commissioner

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 04-788. Filed for public inspection April 30, 2004, 9:00 a.m.]

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