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Cut loose by Allstate, homeowners likely to find coverage elsewhere

With hurricane season’s official start less than a month away, 5,000 Mississippi homeowners face the prospect of losing their Allstate home insurance coverage. But state polices adopted after Katrina in 2005 should go a long way toward ensuring the homeowners can find policies elsewhere, say Professor Larry Cox of the University of Mississippi and Matt Wulf of the Reinsurance Association ...

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Allstate seeks hearing on rate request denial

JACKSON — Allstate Property and Casualty Insurance Co.’s has requested a hearing on the denial of its 44 percent rate increase for Mississippi customers. Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney tells The Sun Herald that he plans to schedule the hearing for some time in January. The Mississippi Insurance Department concluded in September the increase was unjustified, but Allstate argues it is ...

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