Brown vs Atlanta Life Insurance Company
Summary of Conversation
Atlanta Life Insurance Company (Atlanta Life), seeking dismissal of plaintiffs’ claims. Plaintiffs, Larry Bruce, James Bruce, and Alston Johnson, brought this action alleging racial discrimination in the pricing, sale and administration of industrial life insurance policies in violation of 42 U.S.C. § 1981 and 1982.
Specifically, plaintiffs allege that Atlanta Life has marketed and administered [its] life insurance products on a racially discriminatory basis, charging African-Americans higher premiums for inferior insurance products and paying African-Americans less benefits than similarly situated Caucasians.