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Quake Risk: Allstate Drops Calif. Home Insurance

May 10, 2007
(AP) CHICAGO Allstate Corp. will stop writing new homeowners policies in California beginning in July, the company said Thursday.An Allstate spokesman said the move was to help control its catastrophe exposure in the state, which is prone to wildfires and earthquakes.The move will not affect current customers, nor will it affect auto insurance. Allstate agents in the state will continue to work with customers, but will offer new homeowners customers insurance through partner Pacific Specialty Insurance Co.
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