Pro-Assurance 8-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On September 17, 2008 we issued a news release disclosing our holdings in five financial institutions (Lehman Brothers. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., Federal National Mortgage Association, AIG and subsidiaries and Washington Mutual) that have been in the news recently. We also disclosed that we will post our entire portfolio holdings, as of June 30, 2008 and August 31, 2008, on our website, www.ProAssurance.com. We intend to provide this detailed portfolio information on our website on a quarterly basis going forward.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The information we are furnishing under Items 7.01 and 9.01of this Report shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) as amended, or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, regardless of the general incorporation language of such filing, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
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.