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Allstate is accused of excessive rates

July 22, 2007|From Times Wire Services

A consumer group accused Allstate Corp. of excessively raising home and auto insurance rates and using questionable practices to settle claims.

The Consumer Federation of America said that in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the company's policies had harmful effects on lower-income and minority policyholders.

Allstate spokesman Mike Siemienas said the Consumer Federation's report contained "many inaccuracies."

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