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      RS 23:1415     


§1415.  Appeal to insurance commissioner

A.  Any determination of the corporation with respect to the cancellation or nonrenewal of any policy, with the exception of cancellation for nonpayment of premium, may be appealed to the commissioner of insurance in writing, within thirty days following the receipt by certified mail of the notice.  Upon receipt of an appeal, the commissioner shall schedule and hold a hearing with at least ten days written notice to the parties affected.  After consideration of all matters presented at the hearing, as well as information available to him from the records of the Department of Insurance, the commissioner of insurance may affirm, annul, or modify the ruling or decision, or take any other action with respect thereto that is equitable and reasonable under the circumstances.  All testimony and other evidence on which the insurance commissioner bases any decision under this Part shall be in writing, directed to the parties affected, and filed of record in the Department of Insurance.

B.  Board decisions regarding rates, classifications, or any other facet of premium determination are appealable to the Nineteenth Judicial District Court.

Acts 1991, No. 814, §1, eff. Nov. 20, 1991.

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