Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Mercury Insurance Co. and Mercury Casualty Co. and California Automobile Insurance Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Mercury General Corporation
Penalty: 
$41,188,505
Year: 
2019
Date: 
October 2, 2019
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
insurance violation
Violation Description: 

Mercury Insurance Co., Mercury Casualty Co. and California Automobile Insurance Co. agreed to pay a total of $41,188,505 in settlement of allegations they violated the Insurance Code by charging unapproved premiums and unfairly discriminatory rates.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Department of Insurance
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
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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