§ 56-2-601 Short title
§ 56-2-602 Acts constituting commissioner as attorney for service of process
§ 56-2-603 Method of service — Notice to defendant
§ 56-2-604 Personal service on agent or representative — Copy of process to defendant — Filing with clerk
§ 56-2-605 Time allowed before judgment
§ 56-2-606 Provisions supplemental
§ 56-2-607 Defense by insurer — Bond or certificate of authority
§ 56-2-608 Discretionary continuances
§ 56-2-609 Motions to quash or set aside service

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 56 > Chapter 2 > Part 6 - Unauthorized Insurers Process Act

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Attorney: means the person designated and authorized by subscribers as the attorney-in-fact having authority to obligate them on reciprocal insurance contracts. See Tennessee Code 56-16-102
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of commerce and insurance. See Tennessee Code 56-1-102
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Foreign: when used without limitation, includes all companies formed by authority of any other state or government. See Tennessee Code 56-1-102
  • Person: means any association, aggregate of individuals, business, company, corporation, individual, joint-stock company, Lloyds-type organization, organization, partnership, receiver, reciprocal or interinsurance exchange, trustee or society. See Tennessee Code 56-16-102
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in a perceivable form. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.