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(a) With the approval of the receivership court, the liquidator may declare and pay one or more distributions to claimants whose claims have been allowed. Distributions paid under this subsection must be paid at substantially the same percentage of the amount of the claim.
(b) In determining the percentage of distributions to be paid on these claims, the liquidator may consider the estimated value of the insurer's property, including estimated reinsurance recoverables in connection with the insurer's estimated liabilities for unpaid losses and loss expenses and for incurred but not reported losses and loss expenses, and the estimated value of the insurer's liabilities, including estimated liabilities for unpaid losses and loss expenses and for incurred but not reported losses and loss expenses.
(c) Distribution of property in kind may be made at valuations set by agreement between the liquidator and the creditor and approved by the receivership court.
(d) Notwithstanding the provisions of Subsection (a) and Subchapter D, 1 the liquidator is authorized to pay benefits under a workers' compensation policy after the entry of the liquidation order if:
(1) the insurer has accepted liability and no bona fide dispute exists;
(2) payments under the policy commenced before the entry of the liquidation order; and
(3) future or past indemnity or medical payments are due under the policy.
(e) Claim payments made under Subsection (d) may continue until the date that a guaranty association assumes responsibility for claim payments under the policy.
(f) Any claim payments made under Subsection (d) and any related expenses must be treated as early access payments under Section 443.303 to the guaranty association responsible for the claims.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Insurance Code - INS § 443.302. Partial and Final Distributions of Assets - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/insurance-code/ins-sect-443-302.html
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