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Insurance News Releases: 2008

The table below shows NYS Insurance Department news releases issued during 2008.

The first column contains the Release Date and second column contains the Subject.

Release Date Subject
12/23/2008

Renter's Insurance Valuable Protection For Many Consumers

12/23/2008

Madison County Man Arrested For Workers' Comp Fraud

12/22/2008

New York State Insurance Department In 2008: A Year Of Accomplishments (PDF Format)

12/22/2008

Credit Insurance: A Safety Net Or A Waste Of Money?

12/22/2008

Insurance Department Gets $7.5 Million Back For Consumers And Health Care Providers In Three Months

12/22/2008

Rome Man Accused Of Fraud For Collecting Benefits

12/17/2008

Rome Insurance Agancy And Its President Fined $120,000 For Pressuring Senior Citizens To Buy Insurance Policies

12/19/2008

Marcy Motorcyclist Arrested For Insurance Fraud

12/17/2008

Department Revokes 75 Licenses, Fines 225 In First Half Of 2008

12/16/2008

Governor Paterson's Executive Budget Eliminates Largest Deficit In State History, Reins In Spending

12/16/2008

Albany Woman Sentenced To Six Months In Jail And Probation

12/16/2008

Painter Arrested For Illegally Collecting $9,200 In Benefits

12/15/2008

Insurance Department Activates Disaster Hotline

12/15/2008

Adjusters and Contractors Sentenced to Probation, Ordered to Make $248,000 in Forfeitures for Kickbacks

12/11/2008

Cortland Woman Accused Of Workers' Comp Fraud

12/08/2008

Niagara Falls Man Charged With Workers’ Comp Fraud

12/05/2008

Ulster County Man Arrested For $77,800 Workers' Comp Fraud

12/02/2008

New York, French Insurance Regulators Sign Cooperation Arrangement

12/01/2008

Jamestown Man Arrested After Staging Slip And Fall

11/24/2008

Health Insurance Open Enrollments Under Way For Many

11/24/2008

Suffolk County Chiropractor Arrested For Fraud

11/21/2008

Dinallo: Insurers Must Treat All Married Couples Equally

11/20/2008

Recognizing Progress By Federal Government In Developing Oversight Framework For Credit Default Swaps, New York Will Stay Plan To Regulate Some Credit Default Swaps

11/20/2008

Rockland County Insurance Broker Arrested For Larceny

11/20/2008

Tompkins County Man Arrested For Workers

11/20/2008

Jamestown Woman Who Reported Car Stolen Arrested

11/20/2008

Purported Burglary Victim Arrested In Oswego County

11/20/2008

Insurance Companies May Not Cancel Homeowners Policies Mid-Term When Non-Occupancy Is The Only Consideration

11/18/2008

Insurance Department to Review Insurers' Stress Test Processes

11/14/2008

Statement By New York Insurance Superintendent Eric Dinallo On The Merger Of Assured Guaranty And FSA

11/10/2008

Amherst Woman And Son Arrested For Insurance Fraud

11/03/2008

Public Hearings to Solicit Citizen Input on Life Settlements

10/31/2008

Property Owner Arrested For Arson And Fraud In Albany

10/27/2008

Medical Providers Abusing New York State Health Insurance Program

10/23/2008

Warren County Man Arrested for Insurance Fraud

10/23/2008

Nassau County Woman Arrested for Workers’ Comp Fraud

10/23/2008

Buffalo Man Charged with Insurance Fraud, Grand Larceny

10/23/2008

School Bus Driver Arrested for Workers' Comp Fraud

10/21/2008

Department Licenses New Financial Guaranty Insurer

10/20/2008

Ex-Poughkeepsie Insurance Agent Pleads Guilty To Theft

10/20/2008

Tioga Man Sentenced To Six Months In Jail, Restitution

10/17/2008

Insurers Subject To Penalty For Misleading Sales Practices

10/16/2008

Dinallo Says Insurers Must Provide Contract Certainty

10/14/2008

Governor Paterson Announces New York Drivers Will Save Half A Billion Dollars After Persuading Auto Insurers To Drastically Cut Their Rate Increases

10/14/2008

New York, United Kingdom Insurance Regulators Sign Cooperation Arrangement

10/14/2008

Ex-Binghamton Insurance Broker Sentenced To Probation

10/06/2008

Media Advisory: Insurance And Health Departments Holding Albany Joint Hearing October 7 On Out-Of-Network Insurance Coverage

10/06/2008

2008 Auto Insurer Complaint Ranking Released

09/29/2008

New York and Bermuda Insurance Regulators Sign Cooperation Arrangement

09/25/2008

Centerview Partners To Advise Insurance Department On AIG

09/25/2008

Bronx Man Arrested For Fraud After SUV Found Burned

09/24/2008

Insurance Department Attorney Named To ABA Commission

09/22/2008

Governor Paterson Announces Plan to Limit Harm to Markets from Damaging Speculation

09/22/2008

Dinallo Names Lafayette Deputy Superintendent For Community Affairs

09/22/2008

AIG Policyholders Should Be Careful If Approached To Replace Policies

09/22/2008

MTA Police Officer Arrested For Insurance Fraud

09/09/2008

Quick Steps Consumers Can Take Now To Make Filing A Claim Easier After A Storm

09/03/2008

Brooklyn Man Charged With $130,000 Workers' Comp Fraud Against Albany-Based Insurance Company

08/27/2008

MBIA-FGIC Deal Resulted from Auction Process Directed by NY Insurance Department

08/27/2008

Sending Your Child to College? Be Sure To Consider What Your Insurance Policies Cover

08/26/2008

Governor Paterson Announces Continued Success of Workers' Compensation Reforms, Making New York Better for Business and Employees

08/25/2008

Tompkins County Bar Owner Arrested for Fraud

08/22/2008

Governor Paterson Announces One-Year Freeze on Medical Malpractice Rates for Physicians in New York State

08/21/2008

Smashed Window Leads To Insurance Fraud Arrest

08/20/2008

Insurance And Health Departments To Hold Joint Hearing On Out-Of-Network Insurance Coverage

08/18/2008

Bring Your Insurance Questions To The New York State Fair

08/15/2008

Two Delaware County Residents Accused Of Insurance Fraud

08/13/2008

Delaware County Man Charged with No-Fault Fraud

08/11/2008

What To Do If Your Health Insurance Company Denies A Claim

08/08/2008

Four Arrested For Dumping Car In Lake In Insurance Scam

08/06/2008

Statement By New York State Insurance Superintendent Eric Dinallo On Announcement Of Successful Closing Of Agreement Between XL Capital And Syncora

08/06/2008

GEICO Withdraws Rate Increase Request As Department Asks Insurers To Assess Impact Of Higher Gas Prices On Auto Rates

08/05/2008

CDPHP Units Fined $600,000, Directed To Review Denied Claims

08/01/2008

Bring Your Insurance Questions To The Erie County Fair

08/01/2008

Three Charged With Conspiring To Stage Theft And Burn SUV

07/29/2008

Albany Woman Pleads Guilty To Insurance Fraud

07/29/2008

Three Syracuse Residents Charged With Staging Accident

07/29/2008

Insurance Fraud Guilty Plea Leads To Drug Rehab Sentencing

07/28/2008

Dinallo Announces Bond Insurance Agreement To Help Protect XLCA Policyholders, Enhance Solvency

07/23/2008

Media Advisory: Attorney General, Insurance Department Holding New York City Public Hearing July 25 On Broker Compensation, Disclosure

07/21/2008

Media Advisory: Attorney General, Insurance Department Holding Albany Public Hearing July 23 On Broker Compensation, Disclosure

07/21/2008

HealthNow Fined $1 Million For Insurance Violations

07/10/2008

Media Advisory: Attorney General, Insurance Department Holding Buffalo Public Hearing July 14 On Broker Compensation, Disclosure

07/02/2008

Are You Properly Insured For Summer Fun?

07/01/2008

Insurance Department To Hold Hearings On Compensation For Agents And Brokers Jointly With Attorney General

07/01/2008

Partnership For Coverage: Public Comment Invited On Modeling Of Options For Expansion Of Health Insurance Coverage For New Yorkers

06/30/2008

State Announces Delay In New Medical Malpractice Rates

06/23/2008

Pennsylvania Woman Arrested For Grand Larceny

06/16/2008

Colonie Trucking Firm Charged With Workers’ Comp Fraud

06/16/2008

Teacher Arrested for Fraudulently Collecting Benefits

06/12/2008

New York And German Insurance Regulators Sign Cooperation Agreement

06/12/2008

Media Advisory: Insurance Department Holding Manhattan Public Hearing June 13 On Whether To Expand Export List

06/12/2008

Funeral Director Arrested For Filing False Insurance Claim

06/10/2008

Check Your Insurance Options Before Renting A Car

06/02/2008

Rating Reform Benefits Bond Market

05/30/2008

Insurance Assistance To Be Available Near Collapse Site

05/29/2008

Governor Paterson Announces NY Small Businesses to Receive $50 Million in Insurance Refunds

05/28/2008

Partnership for Coverage Releases Interim Report

05/21/2008

Department Moves to Protect Seniors from Abusive Sales and Marketing Practices

05/21/2008

Seniors Beware - Question Credentials of "Senior Specialists" - Beware of "Free Lunch" Seminars

05/19/2008

Poughkeepsie Company Pays Price for Violating Insurance Law

05/14/2008

Reporting False Burglary Leads To Two Arrests In Catskill

05/01/2008

Report Finds Unum Complying With Terms Of Settlement

04/25/2008

Disciplinary Actions

04/23/2008

Department to Hold a Public Hearing June 13 on Whether to Expand the Export List

04/22/2008

Insurance Department Fights Consumer Rip-Offs

04/15/2008

Insurance Department Unveils Improved Website

04/07/2008

Albany County Woman Charged With Insurance Fraud

04/02/2008

Interviews After Crane Collapse Find Few Renters Buy Tenants Insurance

04/01/2008

Troy Restaurant Owner Charged with Grand Larceny

03/31/2008

Insurance Proposal Protects Consumers Traveling To Israel

03/31/2008

Reports Find Marsh, Willis Complying With Terms Of Settlements

03/24/2008

Poughquag Man Arrested For Insurance Fraud

03/19/2008

Insurance Department Personnel Offering Consumer Assistance At Site Of East Side Crane Collapse

03/18/2008

Cheektowaga Woman Arrested For Torching Car

03/17/2008

Property Owners Urged To Buy Flood Insurance

03/14/2008

Ex-Insurance Broker Sentenced To Jail Time, Restitution

03/13/2008

2007 Fraud Cases Netted 708 Arrests, $20 Million in Restitution

03/05/2008

Statement By Governor Eliot Spitzer On AMBAC's Plan To Raise Capital

03/03/2008

Workers' Compensation Reform Report Recommends Improvements In Data Collection

02/15/2008

Lt. Governor and Superintendent of Insurance Strengthen Bond Access Program for Minority-and-Women-Owned Businesses

02/14/2008

Governor Spitzer Testifies Before Congress Regarding Bond Insurer Crisis

02/13/2008

Delaware County Man Arrested For Selling Auto Insurance And Registrations To Undocumented Immigrants

01/28/2008

Media Advisory: Insurance Department Holding Albany Public Hearings January 31 On Plan To Merge, Convert GHI, HIP To For-Profit

01/28/2008

Media Advisory: Insurance Department Holding Manhattan Public Hearings January 29 On Plan To Merge, Convert GHI, HIP To For-Profit

01/25/2008

National Association Of Insurance Commissioners Names Dinallo To Head Key Committee

01/24/2008

Statement By New York Insurance Superintendent Eric Dinallo On Bond Insurers

01/23/2008

Insurance Agent's License Revoked For Illegal Use Of High-Pressure Sales Tactics Against Senior Citizens

01/22/2008

New York Insurance Department Implementing Three-Point Plan On Bond Insurance

01/18/2008

Governor Spitzer Leads First Meeting of Commission to Modernize Regulation of Financial Services

01/17/2008

Media Advisory: New York Financial Regulatory Reform Commission Meeting At NYU Friday, January 18

01/15/2008

Dinallo Names Kenny Insurance Department Special Counsel

01/10/2008

Computer Consultant Arrested For Insurance Fraud

01/03/2008

Department To Hold Hearings On GHI, HIP’s Conversion Plan

01/02/2008

2007 Auto Insurer Complaint Ranking Released

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