Review Procedure Hearings under the Unfair Insurance Practices Act
[45 Pa.B. 1472]
[Saturday, March 21, 2015]
The following insureds have requested a hearing as authorized by section 8 of the Unfair Insurance Practices Act (act) (40 P. S. § 1171.8) in connection with the companies' termination of the insureds' homeowners policies. The hearings will be held in accordance with the requirements of the act; 1 Pa. Code Part II (relating to General Rules of Administrative Practice and Procedure); and 31 Pa. Code §§ 56.1—56.3 (relating to Special Rules of Administrative Practice and Procedure). The administrative hearings will be held in the Insurance Department's regional office in Pittsburgh, PA. Failure by the appellant to appear at a scheduled hearing may result in dismissal with prejudice.
The following hearings will be held in Hearing Room 2014, Piatt Building, 301 5th Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
Appeal of Donna M. Beale; file no. 14-116-177667; Erie Insurance Exchange; Doc. No. P14-12-010; April 21, 2015, 10 a.m.
Appeal of Marcie L. Gans; file no. 15-198-180064; White Pine Insurance Company; Doc. No. P15-02-006; April 21, 2015, 1 p.m.
Appeal of Gregory and Christina Simmons; file no. 14-188-175710; Encompass Insurance Company of America; Doc. No. P14-12-017; April 21, 2015, 2 p.m.
Parties may appear with or without counsel and offer relevant testimony and other relevant evidence, or both. 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 the previously-referenced administrative hearing and require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to participate in the hearing, should contact Donna R. Fleischauer, Human Resources Director at (717) 705-4194.
TERESA D. MILLER,
Acting Insurance Commissioner
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 15-535. Filed for public inspection March 20, 2015, 9:00 a.m.]
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