Insurance Code section 1669(d) empowers the California Insurance Commissioner to summarily deny (without a hearing) a license application within five years of a license revocation.  For an insurance broker who has lost their license, this five year window can present a trap.  If you re-apply within five years and are denied, under section 1669(c), the

In late 2012, we won a hard fought victory against the Board of Registered Nursing.  A nurse with a stellar 40 year career was accused of forging a prescription.  However, upon closer examination, the evidence showed that the nurse merely recorded a doctor’s verbal order.  The nurse’s only mistakes were to not have confirmed that

The California Department of Insurance wields arguably the most powerful licensing law in California, California Insurance Code section 1669.  Section 1669, which applies to applicants but also to existing insurance broker licenses through a related statute, empowers the Commissioner to summarily deny or summarily revoke (without a hearing) an insurance broker license for a felony