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STATE OF MAINE
DEPARTMENT OF PROFESSIONAL AND FINANCIAL REGULATION
BUREAU OF INSURANCE

 

In re:

GRANT ALLISON
Maine License No. PRN128012
National Producer No. 2199526

Docket No. INS-10-232

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LICENSE REVOCATION
NOTICE, ORDER,
and
OPPORTUNITY FOR
HEARING

 

NOTICE TO GRANT ALLISON:

Effective as of November 23, 2010, your Maine nonresident insurance producer license will be REVOKED without further formal proceedings unless you request a hearing as specified below.

The reasons for license revocation are as follows:

  1. By order dated November 17, 2009, the State of Indiana revoked your producer license for misrepresenting the terms of a contract or application for insurance; using fraudulent and dishonest practices and demonstrating untrustworthiness in the conduct of business; and forging another’s name to an application and to claim forms. The Indiana revocation constitutes grounds for revocation of your Maine license under 24-A M.R.S. §1420-K(1)(I);
  2. You failed to report any of the Indiana license revocation to the Maine Superintendent of Insurance as required by 24-A M.R.S. §1420-P(1), which also constitutes grounds for revocation of your Maine license under 24-A M.R.S. §1420-K(1)(B), for violating insurance laws.

Therefore, based upon the above grounds, your Maine insurance producer license is revoked as of November 23, 2010 pursuant to 24-A M.R.S. §§1417 and 1420-K, subject to your right to request a hearing.

Under the Maine Insurance Code, specifically 24-A M.R.S. §1417 and §1420‑K, you have the right to a hearing before the Superintendent or her designee. If you request a hearing, you will have the right to present evidence and arguments in your defense, and the staff of the Bureau of Insurance will bear the burden of proving each violation by a preponderance of evidence.

If you request a hearing, you will receive further communication regarding scheduling. The matters to be determined through the hearing process are whether you committed one or more of the violations listed above, and if so, the appropriate sanctions for those violations. The sanctions imposed after a hearing can include any available remedy under applicable laws, including the payment of civil penalties.

To request a hearing, you must notify the Bureau of Insurance in writing no later than November 23, 2010. If you do not file a written request for a hearing within 30 days from the time you know or reasonably should have known of the intended revocation of your license, you will lose your right to request a hearing on this matter, and your license revocation will be final and entered into Bureau records, in accordance with this Notice and Order.

Any request for a hearing, as well as all other communications regarding this Notice, Order, and Opportunity for Hearing must be addressed to Bureau staff Attorney Arthur G. Hosford, Jr., Bureau of Insurance, #34 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0034. You may also reach Attorney Hosford by e-mail at arthur.g.hosford.jr@maine.gov or telephone at 207 624-8429.

 

October 14, 2010 ________________________________
MILA KOFMAN, Superintendent

 

Last Updated: January 16, 2014