Section 27-44-20

Association, policyholders, beneficiaries, and insureds to have preferred creditor status.

Upon the issuance of a proper court order placing a domestic insurer in receivership or placing a foreign insurer in ancillary receivership for rehabilitation or liquidation, all policyholders, beneficiaries, and insureds of such insolvent insurer, with respect to claims arising from and within the coverage of and not in excess of the applicable limits of insurance policies and contracts issued by the insolvent insurer and the Alabama Life and Disability Insurance Guaranty Fund shall be preferred creditors of said insolvent insurer.

(Acts 1982, No. 82-561, p. 922, §20.)