BUSINESS TRANSACTED WITH BROKER CONTROLLED INSURER
41-1706. Penalties. (1) If the director believes that the controlling broker or any other person has not materially complied with the provisions of this chapter, or any regulation or order promulgated hereunder, after notice and opportunity to be heard, the director may order the controlling broker to cease placing business with the controlled insurer; and, if it was found that because of such material noncompliance that the controlled insurer or any policyholder thereof has suffered any loss or damage, the director may maintain a civil action or intervene in an action brought by or on behalf of the insurer or policyholder for recovery of compensatory damages for the benefit of the insurer or policyholder or other appropriate relief.
(2) If an order for liquidation or rehabilitation of the controlled insurer has been entered pursuant to chapter 33, title 41, Idaho Code, and the receiver appointed under that order believes that the controlling broker or any other person has not materially complied with the provisions of this chapter, or any regulation or order promulgated hereunder, and the insurer suffered any loss or damage therefrom, the receiver may maintain a civil action for recovery of damages or other appropriate sanctions for the benefit of the insurer.
(3) Nothing contained in this section shall affect the right of the director to impose any other penalties provided for in the insurance code.
(4) Nothing contained in this section is intended to, or shall in any manner, alter or affect the rights of policyholders, claimants, creditors or other third parties.
[41-1706, added 1993, ch. 194, sec. 12, p. 506.]