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Company: John Hancock Life Insurance Company
Current Parent CompanyManulife Financial
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Penalty: $24,400,000
Year: 2009
Date: August 21, 2009
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: discriminatory practices (non-employment)
Violation Description: allegations that the company sold lower-grade policies to African-Americans prior to 1959
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: District of Connecticut
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 3:04-cv-1099
Case Name: Norflet vs. John Hancock Financial Svc, Inc.
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: Canada
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: financial services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: insurance
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