WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A COMPANY BECOMES INSOLVENT AND IS LIQUIDATED? WHAT IS PENNSYLVANIA PROPERTY & CASUALTY INSURANCE GUARANTY ASSOCIATION (PP&CIGA)? PP&CIGA does not have direct access to the assets of the estate.
The Department of Insurance or a court-appointed liquidator controls the assets of the estate of the insolvent insurer.
In 1997, Industrial Casualty was demutualized and converted to a property and casualty company.
Simultaneously, Oak Casualty was re-domesticated to Illinois and merged with Industrial Casualty, with Oak Casualty continuing as the surviving entity.
Prior to 1997, the company was 60% owned by Industrial Casualty Insurance Company, an Illinois Life and Accident and Health Mutual Legal Reserve Company.For many years, large corporations in this country have enjoyed many benefits from operating their own captive insurance companies.Most were established to provide coverage where insurance was unavailable or unreasonably priced.The company was in runoff and wrote no new business after August 2002.The claim filing deadline was November 19, 2003, with a contingent claim date of November 19, 2004.