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Nevada Division of Insurance recovered $3,998,508 for Nevadans in 2012

By ThisIsReno

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CARSON CITY – Nevada policy holders recovered $3,998,508 from insurance companies due to Nevada Division of Insurance assistance in 2012.

A recovery is the amount of monetary compensation or relief received by a consumer as a result of a filed consumer complaint against an insurance company.

“Nevadans deserve to receive all the benefits they are entitled from their insurance policies,” said Insurance Commissioner Scott J. Kipper. “The Division’s mission is to provide the utmost in consumer assistance. I could not be more proud of our consumer services staff. Their hard work literally pays off for Nevadans.”

Consumers in Nevada with questions or complaints about the following insurance products are urged to contact the Division:

  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance and annuities
  • Homeowner’s insurance
  • Renter’s insurance
  • Auto insurance
  • Motorcycle insurance
  • Boat insurance
  • Credit insurance
  • Extended warranties for home appliances, consumer electronics and vehicles
  • Surety bonds
  • Business insurance
  • Title insurance
  • Bail bonds

To contact the Division from Northern Nevada, please call (775) 687-0700 or email [email protected] and from Southern Nevada call (702) 486-4009 or email [email protected] You can also file a complaint online at doi.nv.gov/scs/complaint.aspx. The Division may also be contacted from rural areas in Nevada by calling (888) 872-3234.

About the Nevada Division of Insurance

The State of Nevada Division of Insurance is a division of the Nevada Department of Business and Industry. It is the state agency that protects the rights of Nevada consumers and regulates Nevada’s $11.2 billion insurance industry. It has offices in Carson City and Las Vegas. In 2012, the Division investigated more than 1,900 consumer complaints and recovered nearly $4 million on behalf of consumers. For more information about the Division of Insurance, visit DOI.NV.GOV.

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