Global Liberty Insurance Company of New York ("Global Liberty") was declared insolvent and placed into liquidation by a New York court on October 13, 2021. The LIQUIDATION ORDER may be viewed here. The Liquidation Order triggered TPCIGA's statutory obligations to Texas policyholders and claimants under TEX. INS. CODE chapter 462, known as the Guaranty Act.
The liquidation order permanently enjoins all persons, including policyholders and creditors, from instituting or further prosecuting any action against Global Liberty except within the liquidation proceedings. In addition, the Texas Guaranty Act imposes an automatic six-
CANCELLATION OF POLICIES
The liquidation order cancels all in-
NEW AND PENDING LOSS CLAIMS INFORMATION
Report new claims to the New York Liquidation Bureau at Claims@nylb.org or (212) 341-
TPCIGA is working with the New York liquidator to arrange for transfer of the Texas claims to TPCIGA for handling. Policyholders and claimants are requested to forgo contacting TPCIGA on non-
If you have insurance available through any carrier other than Global Liberty, 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, including uninsured motorist coverage, personal injury protection and health insurance.
LAWSUITS AND STAY OF LITIGATION
Litigation against Global Liberty is permanently enjoined by the liquidation order. Any pending lawsuit in which Global Liberty is obligated to defend a party is automatically stayed for a period of six months from the date of the liquidation order, or until April 13, 2022, 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 Global Liberty 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.
LIQUIDATOR CONTACT INFORMATION
The New York Superintendent of Financial Services is the appointed liquidator responsible for winding up the affairs of Global Liberty through the New York Liquidation Bureau. You may contact the Liquidator at (212) 341-
Information as of 11/22/2021
Global Liberty Insurance Company of New York
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