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Former West Covina Insurance Agent Accused Of Posting Craiglist Ad To Steal Identity Of Job Applicant

A former insurance broker-agent faces charges of grand theft, forgery and identity theft for allegedly using another agent’s identity to obtain a credit card and purchase life insurance policies in order to collect the commissions.

12/19/2013

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State Regulator Says Blue Cross Rate Hike Is Unreasonable

The California Department of Managed Health Care says health insurance rate hikes slated to go into effect Sunday are unreasonable, but the regulator has no power to stop them.

04/29/2011

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Calif. Regulator Calls For Lower Malpractice Insurance Rates

The California Department of Insurance says the state’s biggest medical malpractice insurer only spent 10 percent of the $179 million it collects in premiums on lawsuits against doctors and other losses in 2009.

02/17/2011

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Calif. Health Insurers Get Low Marks For Customer Service

A California Department of Insurance survey shows most health insurers do a poor job of paying claims and providing customer service to preferred provider organization members.

11/19/2010

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