In June 2000, Reliance Insurance Company stopped writing virtually all new and renewal property and casualty business. On May 29, 2001, Reliance consented to the entry of an Order of Rehabilitation by the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania. On October 3, 2001, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania ordered Reliance Insurance Company into Liquidation. The Commissioner's written statement, the court order and other documents regarding Reliance are available on the Insurance Departmentís website at www.insurance.pa.gov. Information about the liquidation process can also be found on the Department's web site. For inquiries regarding the proof of claim process, visit the Insurance Department's website at www.insurance.pa.gov or at www.reliancedocuments.com.

Further information regarding pleadings and other documents of the Liquidator of Reliance Insurance Company filed with the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania can be found at www.reliancedocuments.com.