Allstate Corp. News

Allstate Reports Q4 Pension Settlement Charge of $100-125M

The Allstate Corp. reported that it expects to report a fourth-quarter 2013 settlement charge of $100 to $125 million, after-tax, related to the annual measurement of its pension obligations as of Dec. 31, 2013. Settlement charges are non-cash charges that …

N.Y. Approves Esurance Program Aimed at Preventing Teen Texting and Driving

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration announced it has approved Esurance’s new telematics program designed to help prevent teens from texting while driving. This new voluntary program, called “DriveSafe,” allows Esurance policyholders to install a device, free of charge, in …

Insurers Abandon Long Island After Superstorm, N.Y. Senator Schumer Says

Allstate Corp. is among insurers retreating from the Long Island, New York, homeowners market after superstorm Sandy and should be compelled to offer coverage there, New York Senator Charles Schumer said. Liberty Mutual Holding Co. and Bloomington, Illinois-based State Farm …

AIG Estimates $1.3B Net Losses From Superstorm Sandy

American International Group Inc. announced that its preliminary estimate of the company’s after-tax losses related to Superstorm Sandy — net of reinsurance — will total approximately $1.3 billion.The estimate reflects a pre-tax loss estimate, net of reinsurance, totaling some $2.0 …