Office of the Special Deputy Receiver

Representing Anne Melissa Dowling, Acting Director of Insurance, Illinois Department of Insurance

Lumbermens Mutual Casualty Company ("Lumbermens") and American Manufacturers Mutual Insurance Company ("American Manufacturers")

Welcome to the webpage for Lumbermens Mutual Casualty Company and American Manufacturers Mutual Insurance Company. On May 08, 2013, Lumbermens Mutual Casualty Company and American Manufacturers Mutual Insurance Company were ordered into liquidation, and Anne Melissa Dowling, Acting Director of Insurance was affirmed as Liquidator. By Illinois law, the Director may appoint a Special Deputy Receiver to administer the receivership. The Office of the Special Deputy Receiver handles the day-to-day administration of the liquidation proceedings under the direction of the Director. Here is additional information on Lumbermens Mutual Casualty Company and American Manufacturers Mutual Insurance Company:
   
Liquidation Date: May 10, 2013
Rehabilitation Date: July 2, 2012
Claims Filing Deadline: November 10, 2014
Contingent Claims Filing Deadline: November 10, 2017
   
Docket Number: 12 CH 24227
  Click here to view the Lumbermens and American Manufacturers docket and upcoming court dates maintained by the Clerk of the Supervising Court.
Related Documents and Links:  
Claim Filing Procedures
FAQ for Lumbermens Companies Liquidation Claim Filing Procedures and Deadline - Updated October 04 2013
Financial Statements and Independent Auditors' Report
Lumbermens Companies Substantive Consolidation FAQ - Sept. 2014
Notices
Press Releases
Receivership Petitions and Orders
Revised Surplus Notes - Frequently Asked Questions
Revised Surplus Notes - POC Sample
Statement of Affairs
Statement of Changes in Cash and Invested Assets
Contact OSD Staff

Latest News:  
In an order entered on October 31, 2016, the final date by which an insured having a contingent claim (i.e., a claim as to which the insured’s liability had not been determined as of May 10, 2013) may present evidence of payment (of both loss and defense fees incurred after the liquidation date) to the Liquidator was extended from November 10, 2016 to November 10, 2017. This deadline does not apply to either the non-contingent claims of insureds or to persons asserting claims insureds.
Posted 11/07/2016)
   
Historical Data:: Check the NAIC Global Receivership Information Database ("GRID") for  additional data on insurance companies in receivership.

On July 2, 2012, an Order of Rehabilitation was entered against Lumbermens Mutual Casualty Company and American Manufacturers Mutual Insurance Company by the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois pursuant to the provision of Article XIII of the Illinois Insurance Code, 215 ILCS5/187 et. seq.

On May 08, 2013, the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois entered an order granting the Rehabilitator’s Motion for Substantive Consolidation of the liabilities and assets of the estates of Lumbermens Mutual Casualty Co., American Manufacturers Mutual Ins. Co., and American Motorists Ins. Co. This order will allow for the equitable distribution of assets on the claims arising in the liquidation proceedings of these three companies. Thereafter, effective, December 31, 2014 American Manufacturers Mutual Casualty Company and American Motorists Insurance Company were merged into Lumbermens Mutual Casualty Company.

On May 8, 2013, the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois entered an order, effective May 10, 2013, placing Lumbermens in liquidation.

On May 8, 2013, the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois entered an order, effective May 10, 2013, placing American Manufacturers in liquidation.

On December 16, 2014, an Agreement of Merger was entered by and between Lumbermens Mutual Casualty Company (“LMC”), American Manufacturers Mutual Insurance Company (“AMM”) and American Motorists Insurance Company (“AMICO”) with an effective date of December 31, 2014. LMC is the surviving entity, which acquired all the rights and obligations of AMM and AMICO by virtue of the laws of the State of Illinois.

On November 2, 2015, an order was entered extending to November 10, 2016 at 4:30p.m., Central Time, the final date by which insureds may submit evidence to the Liquidator of the liquidation by payment of their timely filed contingent claims.

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