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La. Insurance Guaranty Association (1991)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1991-12-27

Duration: 00:09:02

Subjects: Insurance Industry | Louisiana Insurance Guaranty Association


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Nachman, Karen Reporter
  • Brown, Jim Interviewee
  • Ory, Joel Interviewee
  • Alario, John Interviewee
  • Czernik, David Interviewee


This segment from the December 27, 1991, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen Nachman’s report on the work of the Louisiana Insurance Guaranty Association (LIGA), the organization that handles unpaid claims and lawsuits when an insurance company in Louisiana goes insolvent. Nachman reports that LIGA is handling the cases of 46 insolvent companies. She interviews: Commissioner of Insurance Jim Brown; Joel Ory, the executive director of LIGA; State Representative John Alario; and David Czernik of the Louisiana Consumer Advocacy League. Host: Robert Collins