Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Allstate Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Allstate
Penalty: 
$11,720,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
February 21, 2007
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
discriminatory practices (non-employment)
Violation Description: 

To resolve allegations that its credit scoring practices discriminated against minority policyholders, Allstate agreed to change its practices and provide monetary compensation, but no estimate of the total amount was included in the settlement. The company agreed to pay $11.72 million in plaintiffs' legal fees.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Western District of Texas
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
5:01-cv-1010
Case Name: 
DeHoyos, et al v. Allstate Corporation, et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Illinois
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
insurance
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Parent company note: 
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