For more information, contact: Robert Luck, Consumer Attorney,
Phone: (608) 266-0082,
E-mail: robert.luck@wisconsin.gov

Madison, WIOCI has taken the following administrative actions. In many of these cases the respondent denied the allegations but consented to the action taken. Any forfeitures paid in these administrative actions are deposited in the Common School Fund which is administered by the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. The earnings from this fund are distributed to all public K-12 schools in Wisconsin and are used by school libraries to purchase books. Copies of the administrative action orders may be viewed online at https://ociaccess.oci.wi.gov/OrderInfo/OrdInfo.oci.

OCI is responsible for overseeing the operations and marketing of insurance companies and agents in Wisconsin. OCI encourages anyone with a question or a complaint regarding an insurance company or agent to contact the office at this toll-free telephone number: 1-800-236-8517.

Allegations and Actions Against Agents

Harold F. Bloom III, 2290 Manley Dr., Sun Prairie, WI 53590, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and a criminal conviction which may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct.

Jason Briscoe, 8415 143rd St. W, St. Paul, MN 55124, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and a criminal conviction which may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct.

James C. Cox, 4929 N. Wildwood Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53217, had his application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose a criminal conviction on an insurance license application.

Angela Evon Dail, 30812 Baltusrol St., Sorrento, FL 32776, had her application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to report an administrative action taken by the state of Wisconsin on a licensing application.

Randall S. Dauffenbach, 525 Rose Ann Dr., Burlington, WI 53105, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to report a criminal conviction to OCI.

Todd L. Goedeke, 322 Torrison Ct., P.O. Box 181, Valders, WI 54245, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

Ryan James Marr, 8665 Norway St., Minneapolis, MN 55433, agreed to a 31-day denial of his insurance license application. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI.

Chris J. Nikola, 960 Daily Rd., Hudson, WI 54016, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to report a criminal conviction to OCI on a license application.

Paul Douglas Roberts, Jr., 627 Santa Fe Dr., Highland Village, TX 75077, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI regarding an administrative action taken by another state.

Keli Danielle Smith, 7535 Gilbert St., Philadelphia, PA 19150, had her application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of criminal convictions which may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct.

Robert F. Spoerl, 1140 Fond du Lac Ave., Kewaskum, WI 53040, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI, and failing to disclose previous criminal convictions and administrative actions taken by the state of Wisconsin on an insurance license application.

Leann M. Ziehr, 318 Giddings Ave., Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085, had her application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to report an administrative action taken by the state of Wisconsin on an insurance application.

Allegations and Actions Against Companies

Bankers Life and Casualty Company, 600 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60654, agreed to pay a forfeiture of $1,500,000.00, to properly supervise annuity sales, to comply with home solicitation and do-not-call regulations, and to offer restitution programs to more than 5,700 consumers. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to properly supervise suitability and sales practices related to annuities. An individual press release was issued on July 18, 2010, and may be found on the OCI Web site at http://oci.wi.gov/pressrel/0710bankers.htm. A copy of the stipulation may be viewed at http://oci.wi.gov/orders/10c33210.pdf (opens in new window).

General Casualty Company of Wisconsin, One General Dr., Sun Prairie, WI 53596, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $8,000.00 and to comply with exam recommendations within 60 days of the date of the order. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to comply with a previous examination order.

Patriot Insurance Agency, Inc., P.O. Box 1298, Sonoita, AZ 85637, had its application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of a criminal conviction of an agency officer which may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct and an administrative action taken by another state.

Copies of Administrative Actions