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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 02-1017


Review Procedure Hearings under the Unfair Insurance Practices Act

[32 Pa.B. 2832]

   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 company's termination of the insureds' policies. The administrative hearing will be held in the Insurance Department's regional offices in Harrisburg, Pittsburgh 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.

   Scott and Kathryn Valentine; file no. 02-181-03811; Nationwide Mutual Fire Insurance Co.; doc. no. P02-05-018; June 26, 2002, 1 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.

   Carol A. and Lewis R. Lapp; file no. 02-215-02201; Erie Insurance Exchange; doc. no. PH02-05-029; July 12, 2002, 10:30 a.m.

   Harold E. Brown; file no. 02-215-01775; Brethren Mutual Insurance Company; doc. no. PH02-05-028; July 12, 2002, 12:30 p.m.

   The following hearings will be held in the Pittsburgh Regional Office, Room 304 State Office Building, 300 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

   Joseph D. and Betty J. Hurst; file no. 02-494-90482; Twin City Fire Insurance Company (The Hartford); doc. no. PI02-05-026; July 26, 2002, 9 a.m.

   Dan and Carmela M. Coldren; file no. 02-303-70871; National Grange Mutual Insurance Co.; doc. no. PI02-05-020; July 26, 2002, 10:30 a.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. 02-1017. Filed for public inspection June 7, 2002, 9:00 a.m.]

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