|Michael F. Easley, Governor
Buck Lattimore, Chairman
Thomas J. Bolch, Commissioner
Laura K. Mavretic, Commissioner
Renée C. Riggsbee, Commissioner
Christopher Scott, Commissioner
Dianne C. Sellers, Commissioner
TO: All Interested Parties
FROM: Chairman Buck Lattimore
DATE: August 5, 2002
RE: TIC United Corp. - Bankruptcy
TIC United Corp. has filed voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division, Case No.: 00-37234-HCA-11. TIC United Corp. is insured for workers’ compensation claims in the State of North Carolina.
NCIC records indicate Reliance Insurance Company insured TIC United Corp.
from August 12, 1999 to August 12, 2000. Reliance Insurance Company is in
liquidation and the North Carolina Insurance Guaranty Association is processing
their claims in North Carolina. Lumberman’s Mutual Casualty Company is
certified as the insurance carrier from August 12, 2000 to August 12, 2001.
Claimants in workers’ compensation insurance cases should not experience any
disruption in benefits.
The bankruptcy attorney for TIC United Corp. is:
Haynes and Boone, LLP
901 Main Street, Suite 3100
Dallas Texas 75202-3789
If any claimant does not receive benefits to which they are lawfully
entitled or should benefits awarded be suspended or terminated for unexplained
reasons, please notify the Industrial Commission. Questions or concerns
regarding TIC United Corp. claims should be directed to: Stephen T. Gheen, Chief
Deputy Commissioner, 919-807-2540 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to the volume of inquiries, email communication is requested if possible,
though not required.
The Industrial Commission website (www.comp.state.nc.us)
will be updated as needed with additional information.