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      RS 23:1167     


§1167.  Insolvency of unauthorized ceding insurer; claim against assuming insurer

A.  If worker's compensation insurance for an individual risk cannot be procured from an authorized insurer, such coverage may be procured from an unauthorized insurer pursuant to the provisions of R.S. 22:432 through 445 and 1902 through 1910; however, such worker's compensation insurance shall be placed with an unauthorized insurer pursuant to R.S. 22:432 through 445 and 1902 through 1910 only if, in addition, the following condition is met: if such unauthorized insurer cedes all or a part of such worker's compensation risk, the contract of reinsurance with the assuming insurer must provide that, only in the event of the insolvency of the ceding insurer, any reinsurance proceeds owing with respect to such risk shall be payable by the assuming insurer to the insured of the insolvent ceding insurer for the amount of loss sustained by the insured to the extent that the liability therefor was ceded by ceding insurer through a reinsurance agreement to the assuming insurer.

B.  This Section shall apply only to an insurance policy or contract to provide worker's compensation insurance which is written on or after January 1, 1987.

Acts 1986, No. 889, §1; Acts 2008, No. 415, §2, eff. Jan. 1, 2009.

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