2010 Arkansas Code
Title 23 - Public Utilities and Regulated Industries
Subtitle 3 - Insurance
Chapter 72 - Mutual Assessment Life and Disability Insurers
§ 23-72-120 - Venue and service of process.

23-72-120. Venue and service of process.

(a) Any action by a policy or certificate holder or beneficiary against an insurer or against its bond or bondsmen on any claim arising or accruing under any of its policies or certificates may be brought in any county in this state where the plaintiff, or any plaintiff in the action, may reside.

(b) If the action is against the insurer, service of summons or process may be made on the secretary or president or managing agent of the insurer.

(c) If the action is against the bond or bondsmen of the insurer, service of summons or process may be made by ordinary service as in other cases upon the several bondsmen sued.

(d) In the action it shall not be necessary to notify or summon other policyholders or beneficiaries.

(e) In the action against a foreign corporation, service of summons or process may be made upon the corporation by service of summons or process upon the registered agent pursuant to 23-63-301 -- 23-63-304 or pursuant to methods specified in other laws or rules on and after January 1, 2003.

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