TITLE 27
Insurance

CHAPTER 27-14.3
Insurers' Rehabilitation and Liquidation Act

SECTION 27-14.3-40


§ 27-14.3-40 Proof of claim.

(a) Proof of claim shall consist of a statement signed by the claimant that includes all of the following that are applicable:

(1) The particulars of the claim including the consideration given for it;

(2) The identity and amount of the security on the claim;

(3) The payments made on the debt, if any;

(4) That the sum claimed is justly owing and that there is no setoff, counterclaim, or defense to the claim;

(5) Any right of priority of payment or other specific right asserted by the claimants;

(6) A copy of the written instrument which is the foundation of the claim;

(7) The name and address of the claimant and the attorney who represents the claimant, if any; and

(8) The social security or federal employer identification number of the claimant.

(b) No claim need be considered or allowed if it does not contain all the information in subsection (a) which may be applicable. The liquidator may require that a prescribed form be used, and may require that other information and documents be included.

(c) At any time the liquidator may request the claimant to present information or evidence supplementary to that required under subsection (a) and may take testimony under oath, require production of affidavits or depositions, or otherwise obtain additional information or evidence.

(d) No judgment or order against an insured or the insurer entered after the date of filing of a successful petition for liquidation, and no judgment or order against an insured or the insurer entered at any time by default or by collusion need be considered as evidence of liability or of quantum of damages. No judgment or order against an insured or the insurer entered within four (4) months before the filing of the petition needs to be considered as evidence of liability or of the quantum of damages.

(e) A guaranty association shall be permitted to file a single omnibus proof of claim for all claims of the association in connection with payment of claims of the insolvent insurer. The omnibus proof of claim may be periodically updated by the association, and the association may be required to submit a reasonable amount of documentation in support of the claim.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1993, ch. 248, § 1; P.L. 2003, ch. 396, § 1.)