Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Liberty Mutual Group, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Penalty: 
$925,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
October 20, 2016
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Secondary Offense: 
false advertising
Violation Description: 

Liberty Mutual agreed to pay $925,000 to the District Attorneys of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Diego counties in settlement of allegations it advertised an accident forgiveness program that was not available in California, since it was illegal under state law.

Level of Government: 
local
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Multi-Jurisdiction Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
California
Facility County: 
multi-county
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Massachusetts
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
mutual
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
insurance
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.