With 14 regional offices and more than 14,000 agents and financial specialists, Allstate is currently the leading publicly traded personal lines insurer in the nation. Established in 1931 as a subsidiary of Sears, Roebuck & Co., Allstate was privately held for more than 60 years until going public in 1993. Splitting from Sears in 1995, the company became fully independent. Throughout its more than 75 years of existence, Allstate has built its reputation by serving as an advocate for the consumer. Allstate boasts awards for a wide selection of philanthropic efforts. They are advocates of mandatory seat belt use and promote the benefits of air bags. The company was also one of the first to utilize a rate classification system and a drive-in claim office.
A Fortune 100 company, Allstate is based in Northbrook, Ill. It provides 13 personal lines of insurance and a selection of retirement and investment products to more than 17 million households nationwide, including:
- Auto insurance.
- Property insurance.
- Power sports insurance.
- Life insurance.
- Business insurance.
- Homeowners insurance.
- Retirement planning.
- Mutual funds.
Choice AutoThe Choice Auto program offers features such as Accident Forgiveness, which helps to keep insurance rates the same after an accident regardless of fault. The Safe Driving Bonus is another feature that gives customers the opportunity to earn back up to five percent of the premium for every six months of safe driving. Other programs include Deductible Rewards, which grants $100 off the collision deductible after signing up and an additional $100 for every year of safe driving. Allstate also has a New Car Replacement program, which provides customers with a brand new car if theirs is totaled within the first three model years.
Property insuranceAllstate offers home, condominium, renters and landlord property insurance. Customers have the option of home structure, personal property, liability, guest medical and flood insurance. Coverage options include replacement coverage, which returns the full price of items lost, or high value item coverage, which returns more than the price of lost items. Allstate's Digital Locker gives customers the ability to inventory personal property and access the list online via cell phone.
Life insurance and retirementTerm and permanent life insurance can be purchased at Allstate, giving customers the option of short-term or life-long coverage. Allstate also offers a retirement planning consultation and other financial services such as financial account management and budgeting.
Business coveragePut Your Business in Good Hands provides personalized insurance for commercial vehicles. Liability, comprehensive, property and medical payments coverage is also available.
Secure online paymentAllstate eBill sends bills directly to email in PDF format, with automatic or one-time payment options. MyCheckFree gives customers the ability to manage bills all in one place online, leaving less clutter on the desk while helping the environment. Customers have the convenience of 24-hour access and the capability to claim and track insurance claims all from a secure website.
The corporate headquarters of Allstate are located here:
2775 Sanders Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
Call Allstate toll free for more information at (800)255-7828.
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