Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Metropolitan Property and Casualty Insurance Co.
Current Parent Company: 
MetLife
Penalty: 
$395,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
September 19, 2012
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Metropolitan Property and Casualty Insurance Co. agreed to pay close to $345,000 in restitution and $50,000 to the Commonwealth in settlement of allegations it refused to renew automobile insurance policies of policyholders that had not had an accident or traffic violation in the previous three years, which is prohibited under Commonwealth rules.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
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.