Carson City, NV - March 07, 2014
The consumer protection efforts of the Nevada
Division of Insurance resulted in the recovery of $3,831,959 from insurance
companies to Nevada Consumers in 2013.
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.
proud of the great work our Consumer Services and Enforcement section have
done,” said Insurance Commissioner Scott J. Kipper.
“Their hard work and dedication has ensured that thousands of Nevadans get the
insurance benefits they’ve paid for. If you’ve got questions or concerns about
insurance in Nevada, please don’t hesitate to contact our office. ”
officers and investigators maintain expertise in all lines of insurance in
order to help Nevada consumers,” said Deputy Commissioner Joe Decker. “In
addition to resolving complaints, Consumer Services and Enforcement meets with
consumer groups, industry associations, and helps educate insurance consumers,
while maintaining a fair marketplace for all Nevadans.”
Nevada with questions or complaints about the following insurance products are
urged to contact the Division:
insurance and annuities
warranties for home appliances, consumer electronics and vehicles
the Division from Northern Nevada please call
(775) 687-0700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
and from Southern Nevada call (702) 486-4009 or email email@example.com.
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 $11.7 billion insurance industry. It has offices in Carson City and
Las Vegas. In 2013, the Division investigated
more than 2,600 consumer complaints and recovered more than $3.8 million on
behalf of consumers. For more information about the Division of Insurance,