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Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty Schedules National Meeting on Chinese Drywall
Friday, December 04, 2009
Contact Info:

Jack McDermott                             Tom Zutell
850-413-2515                                850-413-2515
Jack.McDermott@floir.com              Tom.Zutell@floir.com

Commissioner McCarty, as the Chair of the NAIC’s Catastrophe Insurance Working Group of the Property and Casualty Insurance Committee and as the NAIC's Secretary and Treasurer, issued a letter to members of committee on Nov. 13 stating that recent developments warrant an immediate and thorough investigation of this matter by insurance regulators.
 
Those unable to attend the meeting can submit their comments or concerns to ratehearings@floir.com until 5 p.m. Eastern time zone on Dec. 11, 2009. The line of the e-mail should read “Chinese Drywall."
Who:
What:

Commissioner McCarty will use the Winter Meeting of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) in San Francisco as the venue for a public hearing to seek information on the implications to regulators and insurers of the alleged defective Chinese drywall installed in many of the nation’s homes. The meeting agenda is available for viewing.​

When:
Monday, December 07, 2009 8:30 AM
Where:

Hilton San Francisco
Union Square, 333 O'Farrell St.,
San Francisco, CA  94102​

Contact Info:

Jack McDermott                             Tom Zutell
850-413-2515                                850-413-2515
Jack.McDermott@floir.com              Tom.Zutell@floir.com

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