Commissioner King Releases Statement on Jim Beck Conviction

Today, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King released the following statement in response to the conviction of former Commissioner Jim Beck:

Commissioner King Takes Action Against Nevada-Based Company

Last week, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King issued a Cease and Desist Order against TRPN DirectPay, Inc., a Nevada-based company that is alleged to have been unlawfully acting as an unlicensed Third Party Administrator in Georgia.

Commissioner King: Take Steps to Prepare for Hurricane Season

With the 2021 Hurricane Season officially beginning on June 1, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King is reminding all Georgians that now is the time to revisit your homeowners, renters, or business insurance policies to ensure you have sufficient coverage for potential damages from future storms.

Commissioner King Releases Initial Claim, Loss Estimates for March 26 Storms

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that, based on data provided by Georgia insurers, the March 26 storms in Coweta County and across the Southside have resulted in over 4,000 individual home and auto claims and more than $75 million in total losses. That number does not include commercial losses and is expected to grow.

Friday Morning Storms Cause Severe Damage, One Fatality in Coweta County

In the early hours of Friday, March 26, severe storms, including at least one tornado, touched down in Newnan and parts of Coweta County, causing significant damage and leading to at least one fatality. Many were left without power as of Friday morning due to downed trees and power lines across the area.

Commissioner King Deploys to Navajo Nation in Fight Against COVID-19

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King issued the following statement today regarding his recent deployment to the Navajo Nation in his National Guard capacity in the ongoing fight against COVID-19: 

Commissioner King Takes Action on COVID-19 Hospital Bed Capacity

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King took action today to shore up hospital bed capacity across Georgia as the state sees an increase in COVID-19 cases. Download this pdf file. Directive 20-EX-9 encourages insurance companies operating in Georgia to suspend preauthorization requirements for post-acute placements.

Commissioner King Offers Insurance Tips in the Aftermath of Hurricane Zeta

Today, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King released insurance tips for all Georgia consumers impacted by Hurricane Zeta.

Commissioner King Awarded Meritorious Service Medal for Role in National Guard COVID-19 Response

The Office of Insurance and Safety Fire John F. King announced today that Commissioner King has been awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his role in the National Guard response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Commissioner King Extends Agent License Renewals Through End of 2020

Today, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King released Bulletin 20-EX-12 to all agents licensed by the Commissioner’s office announcing that any agent requiring a license renewal will have their license extended through December 31, 2020.