Capson Physicians Insurance Company was found to be insolvent and placed into liquidation by the 250th District Court of Travis County, Texas on June 28, 2019. See Liquidation Order. The Texas Commissioner of Insurance has appointed Cantilo & Bennett, L.L.P. to act as Special Deputy Receiver (SDR) for Capson.
The Liquidation Order permanently enjoins all persons, including policyholders and creditors, from instituting or further prosecuting any action against Capson except within the Texas liquidation proceedings. In addition, the Texas Guaranty Act imposes an automatic six-
The Texas Commissioner of Insurance issued an Order designating Capson as an impaired insurer on June 28, 2019. TPCIGA's statutory obligations to Texas policyholders and claimants under TEX.INS.CODE chapter 462 became effective on that date. A copy of the Commissioner's Order can be found here.
CANCELLATION OF POLICIES
The Liquidation Order cancels all in-
NEW & PENDING LOSS CLAIMS INFORMATION
All new claims should be reported to Capson via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The SDR will arrange for the transfer of loss claim files to TPCIGA and other state guaranty associations for handling. TPCIGA will only handle claims involving Texas policyholders or claimants; residents of other states will be directed to their state's guaranty association. Texas policyholders and claimants are requested to forgo contacting TPCIGA on non-
If you have any potentially applicable insurance through another carrier, that insurance is now primary and you should contact your carrier to make a claim. All forms of other available insurance must be exhausted before TPCIGA can consider payment of your claim.
LAWSUITS AND STAY OF LITIGATION
Any pending lawsuit in which Capson is obligated to defend a party is automatically stayed for a period of six months from the date of the Commissioner's order, or until December 28, 2019, pursuant to TEX.INS.CODE §462.309. The statute of limitations is not tolled by the automatic stay.
PRIOR OR PENDING SETTLEMENTS
TPCIGA is not bound by a settlement or release entered into by Capson or its insureds, and such a settlement is not evidence of liability or damages against TPCIGA or an insured. TEX.INS.CODE §462.303. TPCIGA is obligated to review all claims to determine the extent to which they may be payable under the Guaranty Act.
Texas claims for unearned premium will be processed as soon as possible after TPCIGA receives all necessary financial information from the SDR. It is not necessary to file a claim with TPCIGA for your unearned premium.
SDR CONTACT INFORMATION
The Special Deputy Receiver (SDR) for Capson is Cantilo & Bennett, L.L.P. Contact the SDR by phone at
Information as of 07/01/2019
Capson Physicians Insurance Company
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