On July 28, 2009, Intercontinental Marine Service Corporation d/b/a First Warranty Group of Florida (“IMSC”) was ordered into receivership for purposes of rehabilitation by the Second Judicial Circuit Court in Leon County, Florida. The Florida Department of Financial Services is the court appointed Receiver of IMSC. The company has consented to this receivership.
The company’s existing policies are not cancelled by the rehabilitation order and will continue in the ordinary course of business. During rehabilitation, the Receiver will continue to process and pay claims in the ordinary course of business to the extent possible. IMSC will not write any new policies nor will it renew existing policies.
Until further notice, consumers with questions regarding IMSC should contact the company directly as follows:
Intercontinental Marine Service Corporation d/b/a First Warranty Group of Florida – Direct Telephone Numbers:
To report a new claim, check on the status of an existing claim, or to inquire on policy or other matters, consumers may call the company’s main consumer line – 1-800-438-7753.
For any other questions, consumers are directed to call the Florida Department of Financial Services at 850-413-3081. Additional information regarding IMSC and the receivership process will be available later today on the Division’s website, www.floridainsurancereceiver.org.