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Company: State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
Current Parent CompanyState Farm Insurance
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Penalty: $250,000,000
Year: 2018
Date: December 13, 2018
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Secondary Offense: campaign finance violation
Violation Description: State Farm agreed to pay $250 million to settle litigation brought by policyholders alleging the company of making improper campaign contributions to an Illinois supreme court justice to try to influence the outcome of an appeal filed by State Farm in a consumer protection class action.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Southern District of Illinois
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 3:12-cv-00660
Case Name: Hale et al v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Illinois
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: mutual
Major Industry of Current Parent: financial services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: insurance
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