(A) In addition to the penalties and other enforcement provisions contained in this chapter, if any person violates any provision of this chapter or any rule or regulation implementing any provision of this chapter, the superintendent of insurance may seek an injunction in a court of competent jurisdiction and may apply for any temporary or permanent order that the superintendent determines is necessary to restrain the person from committing the violation.
(B) Any person damaged by any act of a person in violation of any provision of this chapter may bring a civil action against the person committing the violation in a court of competent jurisdiction. A civil action brought under this division does not preclude the superintendent from exercising any regulatory, enforcement, or other authority available to the superintendent under this chapter.
(C) In addition to the penalties and other enforcement provisions contained in this chapter, any person who violates any provision of this chapter is subject to a civil penalty of up to ten thousand dollars per violation. Imposition of civil penalties described in this division shall be pursuant to an order of the superintendent issued under Chapter 119. of the Revised Code. The superintendent's order may require a person found to be in violation of this chapter to make restitution to persons aggrieved by violations of this chapter.
(D) Any transaction related to the sale or financing of an interest or investment in a viatical settlement is subject to Chapter 1707. of the Revised Code and the rules adopted thereunder. Nothing in this chapter shall preempt, supersede, or limit the application of Chapter 1707. of the Revised Code and the rules adopted thereunder.
Effective Date: 10-05-2001; 2008 HB404 09-11-2008