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Division Director

Toma Wilkerson

Assistant Division Director

Mary Linzee Branham

Division of Rehabilitation and Liquidation
Alexander Building
2020 Capital Circle SE
Suite 310
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Company Information
Coral Insurance Company

Name of Company: Coral Insurance Company
CASE NUMBER: 2009-1367
Date of Liquidation: July 26, 2010
Policy Cancellation Date: May 31, 2009
Claims Filing Deadline: July 25, 2011
date of Discharge: June 1, 2013
Guaranty Association: Florida Insurance Guaranty Association
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Type of Coverage Property and Casualty
State of Domicile Florida
Status of Receivership Closed

Notice of Receivership

On April 9, 2009, Coral Insurance Company (“Coral”) was ordered into receivership for purposes of rehabilitation by the Second Judicial Circuit Court in Leon County, Florida ("Court"). The Florida Department of Financial Services is the court appointed Receiver of Coral. The company consented to the receivership.

On July 19, 2010, Coral consented to be placed into liquidation effective July 26, 2010.

On April 5, 2011, the Receiver mailed proof of claim forms to all known claimants of Coral. For additional information on the proof of claim filing process, please click here.

Background Information

Coral, a Florida corporation licensed in 2004, was headquartered in Hollywood, Florida. The company was authorized to transact business in the state of Florida as a domestic property and casualty insurer. Coral wrote homeowner’s multi-peril insurance coverage in Florida. Coral had approximately 11,750 policies in force as of the date of rehabilitation. The largest concentration of policies were located in Palm Beach, Miami-Dade and Broward counties. The company stopped writing new policies on February 26, 2009 and stopped renewing policies effective March 30, 2009. As of May 31, 2009, all in-force policies of the company were cancelled.

Claims Evalaution and Distributions

On July 11, 2012, the First Interim Claims Report was filed with the Court in the estate of Coral Insurance Company (Coral). On July 13, 2012, the Court issued an order approving the report. The First Interim Claims Report addresses non-Guaranty Association filed claims. Only claims in Classes 1 and 2 were evaluated due to limited assets in the estate. The Receiver does not anticipate a distribution to any claimants beyond Class 2. On July 25, 2012, Notices of Determination ("Notices") were mailed to the 9,842 claimants that filed a claim in the estate. The Notice informed them of the Receiver's recommendations concerning the classification and amount of their claim, along with instructions on how to proceed if a claimant objected to the recommended class or claim value. Objections were required to be filed by the claimant, in writing, with both the Court and the Receiver and postmarked by September 7, 2012. Objections filed after that date were not considered.

On May 13, 2013, the Court approved an order, to be effective June 1, 2013, discharging the Receiver from any further responsibilities regarding Coral Insurance Company and closing the estate. Due to insufficient funds, no distribution was made to claimants.