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333 Guadalupe St. P.O. Box 149104 Austin, TX 78714-9104

UNIVERSAL UNDERWRITERS INSURANCE COMPANY

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General Info | Contact Info | Types of Insurance | Use of Credit | Attorney for Service | Ratings | Financial Info | Premiums | Complaint Ratios | Company History | Company Officers

General Information:

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Type of Entity:  Authorized Company (AUTH)
Status of TX License:  Active
Company Status:  Normal Operations
License Number:  93911
License Type:  Fire and Casualty (FC)
NAIC Number:  41181
TDI Company Number:  93911
FEIN:  431249228
Home City/State:  IL
Origin:  Foreign
Date Incorporated/Organized:  01/25/1982
Date Licensed/Eligible/Registered in Texas:  10/08/1982
Date Cancelled/Ineligible/Inactive:  

Contact Information:

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Mailing Address:  1400 American Lane Tower 1 Floor 19
 Schaumburg IL 60196-1056
Office Number:  (847)605-6000
Toll Free Number:  (800)382-2150
Fax Number:  (847)605-4356


Types of Insurance Licensed to Write:

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Use of Credit:

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To determine if a company uses credit information for private passenger automobile or homeowners insurance.


Attorney for Service:

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Rating By Financial Organization:

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The following organizations rate insurance companies on their financial strength and stability. Some of these companies charge for their services.



Financial Information:

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As of: Dec. 31, 2011 Dec. 31, 2012 Dec. 31, 2013
Total Assets   $376,016,137     $385,427,601     $386,182,512  
Total Liabilities   $34,216,720     $43,733,137     $50,057,013  
Asset to Liability Ratio   10.9     8.8     7.7  
Capital   $14,960,700     $14,960,700     $14,960,700  
Net Surplus   $326,838,717     $326,733,764     $321,164,800  
Total Life Ins   N/A     N/A     N/A  


Premiums:

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As of: Dec. 31, 2011 Dec. 31, 2012 Dec. 31, 2013
Life and Annuities   N/A     N/A     N/A  
Accident and Health   $0     $0     $0  
Property and Casualty   $37,851,408     $62,305,747     $84,584,194  
Total Texas Premium   $37,851,408     $62,305,747     $84,584,194  
National Premium   $588,869,408     $663,471,866     $775,224,861  


Complaint Information:

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When considering the company's complaint index and ratio, be sure to review the company history information displayed below for recent acquisitions, mergers, or other events that may affect the figures displayed for this company.


  Dec 31, 2012 Dec 31, 2013 Apr 18, 2014
Confirmed Complaints:      
Life and Annuity 0 0 0
Accident and Health 0 0 0
Homeowner 0 0 0
Automobile 0 0 0
Workers' Compensation 0 0 0
Complaint Ratio/Index Ratio Index Ratio Index  
Life and Annuities N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Accident and Health N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Homeowner N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Automobile .0000 .0000 .0000 .0000 N/A
Workers' Compensation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Confirmed Complaints: the number of confirmed complaints closed against the company for the line of insurance and year indicated. A complaint is confirmed if the department receives information indicating that a company committed any violation of an applicable state insurance law or regulation, a federal requirement the department has authority to enforce or the term or condition of an insurance policy or certificate. A complaint is also confirmed if the complaint and company's response, considered together, suggest that the company was in error or that the complainant had a valid reason for the complaint.

Complaint Ratios: the ratio, expressed as a percentage, is the number of closed confirmed complaints divided by the number of policies the company had in force for the line of insurance and year indicated.

Complaint Index: indicates how a company's ratio of the number of complaints to the number of policyholders compares to the average for all insurers. The index is calculated by dividing the company's percentage of complaints for a specific line of insurance by the company's percentage of the policies in force for the same line of insurance. The average index is 1.00. A number less than 1 indicates fewer complaints than average; a number greater than 1 indicates more complaints than average. For the most recent completed year, a given insurer's index may change over time, as policy count data is received by TDI. This will affect each insurer's percentage of the total.

Complaints against an insurance company are not part of the complaint tally above if the insurance company served only as a Third Party Administrator (TPA), a company hired simply to administer the paperwork of a health plan. Instead, they are included in the complaint record of the insurance company or HMO that hired the TPA. If a bonafide self-insured benefit plan hired the TPA, no complaint numbers are recorded as a part of the company/TPA's profile. Neither are profiles available for self-insured plans, as such plans are regulated under federal law.


Company History:

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Date Event
06-24-2013 Line Withdrawn: Pre-Paid Legal Services
Redomesticated to Illinois
04-21-2011 APPROVED TO WITHDRAW FROM WRITING SURETY INSURANCE IN TEXAS. COMPANY MAY NOT RE-ENTER MARKET FOR THIS LINE WITHOUT PRIOR APPROVAL UNTIL 04/21/2016.
11-05-2007 PENALTY OF $6,530 FOR VIOLATIONS FOUND DURING A MARKET CONDUCT EXAMINATION IN MISSOURI.
05-07-2007 EMERGENCY CEASE AND DESIST ORDER STAYED IN TEXAS.
02-13-2007 EMERGENCY CEASE AND DESIST ORDER ISSUED IN TEXAS.
01-27-1999 Licensed in/Redomesticated to Kansas
REDOMESTICATED FROM KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI TO OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS BY WAY OF CHARTER AMENDMENT.
08-07-1997 ADDED CREDIT AND REINSURANCE ON ALL LINES AUTHORIZED TO BE WRITTEN ON A DIRECT BASIS INSURANCE.
02-20-1995 PENALTY OF $5,000 FOR POLICY AND RATE VIOLATIONS IN NEBRASKA.
01-27-1983 FORMERLY: ZURICH INSURANCE COMPANY OF MISSOURI (01193).
10-08-1982 GRANDFATHERED FOR CAPITAL AND SURPLUS REQUIREMENTS


Company Officers:

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Title Name
President NANCY D MUELLER
Secretary DENNIS F KERRIGAN JR.
Treasurer ROBERT J BURNE