Case: McDiarmid v. Economy Fire & Casualty Co.

3:81-00010 | U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

Filed Date: Jan. 14, 1981

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Case Summary

Plaintiffs alleged that Defendant-insurance company engaged in redlining when denying their application for homeowners' insurance. Plaintiffs filed suit the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, alleging that insurance redlining violated the Fair Housing Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 3601-3619. On August 1, 1984, U.S. District Court Judge Rice denied the Defendant's motion to dismiss, finding that a denial of insurance based on the race of a homeowner could constitute a violation of the FHA. McDiarmid v. Economy Fire & Casualty Co., 604 F. Supp. 105 (S.D. Ohio 1984).

Summary Authors

Andrew Nash (6/2/2008)

People


Judge(s)

Rice, Walter Herbert (Ohio)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Brown, Allen (Ohio)

Olden, Stephen Hart (Ohio)

Stidham, R. J. (Ohio)

Vaughn, Noel (Ohio)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Dunsky, Gregory P. (Ohio)

Freund, Neil F. (Ohio)

Gibson, Gregory C. (Ohio)

Schultz, Ronald E (Ohio)

Judge(s)

Rice, Walter Herbert (Ohio)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Brown, Allen (Ohio)

Olden, Stephen Hart (Ohio)

Stidham, R. J. (Ohio)

Vaughn, Noel (Ohio)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Dunsky, Gregory P. (Ohio)

Freund, Neil F. (Ohio)

Gibson, Gregory C. (Ohio)

Schultz, Ronald E (Ohio)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

Decision and Entry Overruling Defendants' Motions to Dismiss

McDiarmid v. Economy Fire & Casualty Company

604 F.Supp. 105

Aug. 1, 1984 Order/Opinion

Docket

Last updated May 11, 2022, 8 p.m.

Docket sheet not available via the Clearinghouse.

State / Territory: Ohio

Case Type(s):

Fair Housing/Lending/Insurance

Key Dates

Filing Date: Jan. 14, 1981

Case Ongoing: No reason to think so

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

People denied home owners insurance allegedly because of their race in a process known as 'insurance redlining.'

Plaintiff Type(s):

Private Plaintiff

Public Interest Lawyer: No

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

Economy Fire & Casualty Company, Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Fair Housing Act/Fair Housing Amendments Act (FHAA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 3601 et seq.

Availably Documents:

Any published opinion

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Unknown

Nature of Relief:

Unknown

Source of Relief:

Unknown

Issues

Discrimination-area:

Insurance

Discrimination-basis:

Race discrimination