Judge Approves Recommendation Regarding Insolvent Insurer’s Claims Processing

(June 22, 2016, 10:21 AM EDT) -- SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah judge on April 22 approved the liquidator of an insolvent insurer’s recommendation that liquidation personnel only process new claims to determine their priority class and only to further process claims of classes 1, 2 and 3 (In Re: Western Insurance Company, No. 110917050, Utah 3rd Judicial Dist., Salt Lake Co.).

(Order available. Document #10-160624-036R.)

The Salt Lake County Third Judicial District Court ordered Western Insurance Co. into liquidation on Sept. 13, 2011. The court appointed the state’s then insurance commissioner,...
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