Legal Actions


The Office of the Montana State Auditor, Commissioner of Securities and Insurance has the authority to take legal action against violations of Montana Insurance Code and the Securities Act of Montana. Below are legal actions we have taken. If you have questions, please feel free to contact us.

Securities Contact: Lynne Egan at (406) 444-4388
Insurance Contact: Darla Sautter at (406) 444-2726

Agent for Service of Process
Our office is charged with the duties of regulating the insurance and securities industry in Montana. Pursuant to Montana statute, the Commissioner of Securities and Insurance, Montana State Auditor (Commissioner), in performing those duties, shall act as the agent for Service of Process under certain circumstances.
Service of Process Fact Sheet

Securities Legal Actions



Insurance Legal Actions

IDTypeYearIn the matter of:Case NumberDocument TypeURLPDF
2 Insurance 2002 Buck Consultants INS-2002-27 Consent Agreement /wp-content/uploads/INS-2002-27-CA.pdf View File
3 Insurance 2002 Fortis Insurance Company INS-2002-50 Consent Agreement & Final Order /wp-content/uploads/INS-2002-50-CAFO.pdf View File
4 Insurance 2002 Georgia and Southland Life Insurance Company Regulatory Settlement Agreement /wp-content/uploads/INS-202-GSLIC-RSA.pdf View File
5 Insurance 2002 James K. Sokolis INS-2002-24 Stipulated Agreement and Final Order /wp-content/uploads/INS-2002-24-SAFO.pdf View File
6 Insurance 2002 Max E. Small INS-2002-39 Propsed Agency Action /wp-content/uploads/INS-2002-39-PAA.pdf View File
7 Insurance 2002 Montana Benefits and Life Company BVD-2001-369 Order /wp-content/uploads/INS-2002-369-O.pdf View File
8 Insurance 2002 Paul Jara INS-2002-41 Content Agreement & Final Order /wp-content/uploads/INS-PJ-RSA.pdf View File
9 Insurance 2002 Paul Lybeck and Safeco Insurance Company of America INS-2002-08 Consent Agreement /wp-content/uploads/INS-2002-08-CA.pdf View File
10 Insurance 2002 Ronald D. Dague INS-2002-40 Consent Agreement & Final Order /wp-content/uploads/INS-2002-40-CAFO.pdf View File
11 Insurance 2002 Thomas S. Vandersloot INS-2002-16 Consent Agreement and Final Order /wp-content/uploads/INS-2002-16-CAFO.pdf View File