Penn Treaty American 8-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 4, 2008
Penn Treaty American Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (610) 965-2222
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On August 4, 2008, the Company received the attached letter from the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation stating that the certificate of authority of one of the Company's insurance subsidiaries was deemed to have expired on June 4, 2008. The Companys subsidiary will be filing a petition to contest this action. The Company intends to pursue all of its legal rights and remedies to challenge this action. The Company has not issued new business in Florida since June 4, 2007.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
PENN TREATY AMERICAN CORPORATION