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Automobile Insurance

April 4, 2018
Are You ‘Intexticated?’

March 29, 2018
Access Insurance consumers urged to find new coverage now

Cannabis Back to Top

April 24, 2018
Commissioner Jones renews request to insurers to offer insurance for cannabis industry

February 21, 2018
First surety bond program for cannabis industry approved by insurance commissioner

January 4, 2018
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Condemns Attorney General Jeff Session’s Rescission of the Cole Memoranda

Disasters Back to Top

April 2, 2018
Montecito mudslide insurance claims top $421 million

March 6, 2018
New private flood insurance offers consumers more choice

January 28, 2018
Commissioner Jones informs mudslide survivors of insurance options

Diversity Back to Top

April 18, 2018
Department receives honor as a model for diversity and gender equity

March 5, 2018
Summit convenes insurer executives focused on governing board diversity

Earthquake Back to Top

January 23, 2018
Registration opens for $3,000 seismic retrofit grants

Enforcement/Investigations Back to Top

January 25, 2018
Ex-insurance agent serving 10 years in prison denied parole

Fraud - Auto Back to Top

January 5, 2018
Former agent sentenced for stealing $100,000 in premiums and investment funds

Fraud - Other Back to Top

April 12, 2018
Case Update: Former agent who pocketed insurance premiums pleads guilty to fraud

March 21, 2018
Former life insurance agents busted for $1.9 million scam

March 12, 2018
Orange County agent arrested in $1.6 million fraud scheme targeting elderly

February 8, 2018
Southland husband and wife arrested for allegedly scamming seniors

February 7, 2018
Case Update - San Diego insurance agent charged in $1.1 million senior investment scam

Fraud – Healthcare Back to Top

April 17, 2018
Judge orders drug rehab co-conspirator to state corrections’ custody

Health Care Back to Top

April 23, 2018
Commissioner Jones urges federal government to withdraw proposed health care rule

March 27, 2018
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones urges Trump Administration to withdraw rule that encourages discrimination

February 12, 2018
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones issues statement confirming Aetna investigation

Healthcare Back to Top

March 19, 2018
Statement from California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones regarding today’s federal health insurance proposal from Republicans

February 20, 2018
Insurance Commissioner Jones issues statement opposing Trump’s proposal attacking health insurance markets

February 15, 2018
Insurance Commissioner Jones opens investigation into alleged denials of life insurance policies for gay men taking HIV/AIDS prevention medications

Legal Back to Top

April 10, 2018
Investigation into sale of short-term health policies leads to $5 million settlement with HCC Life Insurance Company

March 7, 2018
Regulator orders insurer to stop all business operations to protect policyholders

February 20, 2018
U.S. Supreme Court rejects Mercury’s latest attack on Proposition 103

February 16, 2018
Jones prevails in legal challenge to bail regulation

January 23, 2018
Department takes additional legal action against Access Insurance Company to protect policyholders

Legislation Back to Top

January 16, 2018
Stronger laws proposed to help wildfire survivors with insurance claims

Miscellaneous Back to Top

April 23, 2018
Allergan agrees to settlement in alleged defective Lap-Band case

April 9, 2018
It’s time for Californians to rethink their retirement plans

April 5, 2018
Commissioner announces California insurers collect $310 billion in premiums

March 16, 2018
Department puts insurers on notice for excessive rates with new tax savings

March 7, 2018
California will defend its right not to cooperate in deportations

February 8, 2018
Department recovers more than $81.3 million for California consumers in 2017

January 23, 2018
California looks to pass on insurer tax savings to consumers

January 23, 2018
Jones seeks to have insurers pass corporate tax savings on to policyholders

January 4, 2018
National retailer settles civil suit alleging prescription fraud practices

Wildfires Back to Top

January 31, 2018
California statewide wildfire insurance claims nearly $12 billion

January 29, 2018
Jones issues formal notice to insurers regarding mudslide coverage for homeowners

January 18, 2018
Insurers to increase payments to wildfire survivors without itemization of possessions following Commissioner Jones’ notice

January 4, 2018
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones releases report addressing fire insurance availability issues

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