CONSUMER ALERT: Allstate Files Substantial Auto Rate Increase

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King today is alerting consumers that Allstate Property & Casualty Company has filed an overall statewide automobile rate increase of 25 percent on their Georgia policyholders.

Commissioner King Strongly Recommends College Students Consider Renters Insurance

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King is urging college students who are moving into rentals this Fall to strongly consider purchasing renter’s insurance.

Commissioner King: Take Steps to Prepare for Hurricanes

With the 2022 Hurricane Season officially underway, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King is reminding all Georgians that now is the time to begin taking steps to prepare for a potential storm.

Commissioner King and Staff Deploy to Bryan County

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King today announced that he, along with members of his Consumer Services and Criminal Investigations Divisions, was heading to Bryan County in response to the damaging tornado that hit the area on Tuesday, killing at least one and injuring several others.

Commissioner King Statement on Georgia Mental Health Parity Act

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King today released the following statement on Governor Brian Kemp’s signing of House Bill 1013, the Georgia Mental Health Parity Act:

Georgia Insurance Commissioner's Office Fines Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield $5 Million

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today a $5 million fine against Blue Cross Blue Shield as the result of a months-long Market Conduction Examination into Download this pdf file. violations of state laws and Agency rules and regulations by the insurance carrier. Furthermore, Blue Cross Blue Shield may be subject to additional significant fines if the carrier misses certain benchmarks in the corrective action plan agreed to between the Agency and the carrier.

Commissioner King: Georgia Insurers Should Divest from Russia

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King today urged insurance companies doing business in the state of Georgia to review their financial holdings and operations to identify and divest from any investments and/or operations in Russia

Tips to Prepare for Tornado Season

Tornadoes can happen throughout the year, but peak tornado season begins in March and runs through May. These storms can affect all of Georgia, but trends show the northern half of our state is the most susceptible.

Commissioner King Statement on Jim Beck Sentencing

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

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: