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Allstate Corporation is an insurance provider that ranks number two in the nation for personal lines and is the largest insurer nationwide that has gone public (1993) on the NYSE:ALL. Revenues in 2014 were reported as US 35 billion and net income as US 2.7 billion. There are over 40,000 employees.

If you find you need customer service for your Allstate account you may call 1-800-ALL-STAT or 1-800-255-7828. If you would like to view customer service contacts you will find them here.  To mail a letter to the corporate office, please address your correspondence to CEO Thomas J. Wilson at 2775 Sanders Road, Northbrook, IL 60062. The Allstate corporate office phone number is 847-402-5000.

In 1925 Sears and Robuck sponsored a contest to name a new line of tires. The name ‘All State’ won. Later in 1931, during a bridge game on a commuter train, the idea to offer a ‘by mail insurance’ was born. The phrase, “Are you in good hands?’ became the company’s official slogan in 1950. Sponsorship of football’s ‘Allstate Bowl’ is a recent marketing strategy. You may find Allstate social media forums on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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Allstate is the worst insurance company to have. I was with this company for 3yrs had a accident that the other driver hit me from the back the letter says I’m not at fault but on my driving recorded it shows. Had another accident when the driver ran the stop sign and hit me again the letter of Experian says I’m not at fault but they have it on my driving record at fault. I will calling cooperate Monday morning


I had a total loss claim #05391322225 your adjuster Mr.Steve Hawkins worked with me. Seemed nice,professional even trustworthy.We went over the numbers. he said Allstate would pay me $8750.33 which I thought was fair. Before I signed my title I called to verify all the information. Seems Mr.Hawkins had turned in a different number which was $8705.33. I called Mr. Hawkins and he acknowledged his error and apologized. Said he would turn in the necessary paperwork to correct this mistake and that I would receive the original price of $8750.33. The Total Loss Department told me that they had already cut the check for the lesser price but as soon as Mr.Hawkins paperwork came in that I would receive the $45 that was shorted. In good faith I signed my title and brought it to Copart here in Mobile,Al. To date I have not received my payment. After numerous calls, endless waiting where I was put on hold and even hung up on, i have turned here. When I asked for a number to register a complaint I was put on hold and after a while my call was hung up. I hope that your company will do what is necessary to restore my confidence in your business and what is fair to me. I was not at fault in this entire matter.

Respectfully Yours,
Stanley Barnes


claim number 0538267121 contacted all state early march, r v shelter collapsed during heavy snow claim was assigned to Tammikka Franklin i have sent two bids from two different contractors plus photos of my damaged rv shelter she keeps giving me excuses for not settling she calls me at 5;00 am this morning 4-16-19 wanting the pic. of damaged rv sheiter i have faxed them to her already why cant all state send out an adjuster to take pic.? i have my home and two pickups, travel trailer, boat and a atv with allstate very un happy customer right now, my agent is Smolich motors in Bend Ore please help me out. David Cupp 52568 drafter rd . Lapine Ore 97739 cell 503 307 1901



My name is Ed Alonso and Im writing this complaint for James Houghton my grandfather in law. about a month ago a strong storm hit our area and about 3 am we heard a loud boom sound and when looked in the bathroom the ceiling had fallen in and it was raining . we called Allstate and we really didn't know the process because James (grampa) had never filed a claim in the 30 years he had been with Allstate. he is 81 so I called allstate and spoke with Heather she was great told us what to do and we felt like it would be handled. Next we had contractors come out and we had a hard time finding any that weren't over booked to finish the job we wanted to get it fixed asap.when I sent the estimates to allstate heather first said she will review and let me know what will happen next. when I spoke to her again she said our claim was being transferred to a different agent. why ? we did everything she asked and so I called the new agent who seemed to know nothing about our claim she stated she needed photo s and this and that … she is telling us that Allstate will not pay the claim …...that their was prior damage that caused the bathroom ceiling to fall in based on a contractor estimate the contractor stated information he couldn't possible know since he did not lift up any roof tiles to see the actual roof damage. We would like our claim to be handled by someone else besides the agent we are with and give allstate another chance to get this right. thank you


Recently received a mailer quote from a local Allstate office (Beaumont Agency) for home insurance. After several inquiries and sending them windstorm info request, I received no response or even a simple phone call. I will attach an email sent to the office which better explains this unpleasant experience.


purchasing full coverage on a vehicle is a waist of money. my claim was a nightmare it took one week to get a shop to look at the car it took three weeks to get a appraisal finally the adjuster claims the car is branded but its clear title to reduce its value then the shop claims it has obsessive wear like oxidization wear on the leather seats to reduce the value more, then allstate comes to a final payout scheduled to deposit to my account but fails to tell me they will not until they receive my title another week waisted,i send the title and get conformation, waiting another week for payment, agent says payment was mailed so allstate cancels the check and claims to send payment to my account in a hour or so but nothing now they claim there never was a check or payment to be scheduled and I have to wait another two more days to contact the adjuster to authorize a payment that was already athorized but never sent, what a joke of a company


Your commercial of where the guy is smashing windows and running over motorcycles and mailboxes is ridiculous my five-year-old grandson thinks that's what you do with cars and you need to take that commercial off!!!


Policy # 941684297/Claim # 0520174822, On 30 Jan 2019, I received a phone call from Allstate Adjuster Emily Hernandez approving repair only of my home roof. On the same day I received a call from ALE Solutions stating my funds for "Loss Of Use" would reach it's limit on 25 Feb 2019, at which time myself, wife, five & two year old girls would have to leave the hotel. On 6 Feb 2019, i proceeded to Allstate Agent Chuck Bond Office, 621 Tyndall Pkwy, Panama City, Florida, 32404. Spoke with an Allstate agent who took notes and informed me an Allstate agent would be contacting me shortly to address my issues. I received a phone call a few days later from my Adjuster Emily Hernandez stating ALE Solutions mistaking informed Allstate that my Loss Of Use was $20,000, Allstate Adjuster Emily Hernandez stated my Loss Of Use is $25,000. On 19 Feb 2019 "today" I received a call from Allstate Adjuster Emily Hernandez stating i'll reach my Loss Of Use limit 18 Mar 2019, at which time Allstate wouldn't provide any addition living arrangements. From what I'm understanding from 25 Feb 2019 - 18 Mar 2019 my hotels fees will cost $5,000? We turned in our receipts for food but Allstate Adjuster Emily Hernandez stated she's unable to pay us any funds for dining. My home is uninhabitable, mold was found in the kitchen and attic, where am i suppose to take my family? My home is insured for $257,000 and Allstate has only paid out $31,000 for repairs as of today. The homeless shelters are full to capacity and I'm being forced to beg for help with outside agencies or seek legal actions. According to my contractor my home could be repaired within two weeks but their waiting on Allstate approval. It's been four months since Hurricane Michael stuck Panama City, Florida and I'm still waiting on Allstate to approve the repair of my home but my family and i are being forced out of the hotel with no where to reside not paid for our meals. My contact information is cell phone 850-625-1390 and email


My April 3, 1982 car accident is still unclaimed with Allstate. They abused me for 36 years. My Allstate agent Michael Kalkin refused to claim my car accident which happened on Steinway st in Astoria NY in Queens NY. I am still disabled many broken bones 3 right ankle operations. No lawyer takes your case if you have Allstate for auto insurance. Allstate did not pay me. My employer benefits that I purchased from my employer The Bank of NY remain unclaimed and unpaid. Social security did not pay me disability they have inspira medical under my name that I never been to. My hospital was Elmhurst hospital in Queens ny. I was living in Queens NY during my car accident. I live in bergen county NJ now. I got denied disability for the 5th time on december 31. 2018 under wrong hospital name and address but hackensack NJ social security refuses to correct it to keep on denying me. Allstate caused these chain fabrication. I am still disabled and i never received money for my injuries from Allstate until now. I never recieved any disability until now and my employee benefits remain unclaimed and unpaid until now. I complained everywhere no one helped me. No lawyer takes my case they all say statue of limitation is only 2 years. I am requesting my car accident report police report i am told they delete it after 4 years. I am requesting my NY lifetime abstract I am told by the DMV because I live in NJ now they deleted my NY lifetime abstract. If any lawyer takes this chain fabrication please call me at 2019486111. My name is Ani Minassian Mihranian my email is in 2015 I found out from 1800Allstate that there is a claim under my name with allstate and never mentions any of my injuries. This claim is done without my knowledge. Allstate apologized and said they will pay for my injuries money. It has been 4 years nothing happened. Allstate abused me and discreminated my by not letting me claim my car accident for 36 years. I am still disabled. I can not do standing up jobs. No one paid me until now. I don't recoment Allstate for no one.


I work at a law firm in Dallas and when trying to speak with one of your locations regarding claims we received a call back and she was yelling and threatening us. We can not do our job as a personal injury law firm with this going on.


On November 21, I filed a claim of water damage to Allstate two attempts no contact next call I got hold of Ryan Rings,claim officer.He send a man to look at damage he said this burst of a pipe affected attic and floor mold of 9-10 days of hot water damage.Jonathan Binkley ,claim adjuster, said it was long term damage and will not be covered by Allstate.He told my agent and not me and pictures he took are not true, this is an way not to pay for my claim.Also,I am well experienced in long and short term damage.If you must know my claim number it is:0525663803 JJB.


My wife Linda Byrd claim #0444222335 was hit by one of your clients. My Mercedes was depreciated according to your office only $70.00 dollars. My $70.00 that was suppose to be sent directly to me was given to the repair shop according to the agent that I talked with. I wanna know why was my money given to someone instead of me. The agent Ashley @ 678-589-1017 will not return my calls after numerous calls placed to her. Why would Allstate give my depreciated value check to the body shop knowing it belonged to me. Please call me ASAP I want my money. Thank You Willie C. Byrd 478-308-0911


We need to settle with my wife and daughter who were greatly affected by a car accident. Martha Taylor is of no help. We have been harassed by another party who has Allstate and the emotional stress keeps building. I’m extremely upset with how they are handling and treating my wife! I don’t want to get a lawyer involved. But that would be the next step if we can’t settle soon. We are coming out of pocket and we are about to lose everything. Please contact me ASAP @985-351-7240. Thank you!


After 44 years with Allstate, I submitted a renters insurance claim. I was sent to the fraud dept. I complied as a standard investigatiin, filled out the same forms 3 times!! Had them notarized.

I sent them ALL I had.

They continue to ask me the same questions over and over, lied to me, mailed me the same forms 6 times! And are stalling on purpose. They don't want to pay my valid claim.

I am reporting this to a few places. For 2 weeks niw, Allstate supposedly is calling me. I am a single parent. I don't have $1000 to retain an atty for an interview. If Allstate wants to lay my atty, I'll be more than happy to comply.

This is bluntant discrimination, and stalling as Allstate is known to not pay on claims.

44 years!!!!

I am justifiably angry. My son needs his electronics for school, and this lady sends me voiler plate notes and redundant mail asking me questions I answered 3 weeks ago!

This is how they treat their clients???!!!


I called with specific needs and it was all worked out or so I was told. 2 months later I find out they gave me bad advice because agents don't know the law in New York.


I ask for a quote and recieved one.I told the person it was too high and I was going with someone else and thanks anyway. They called me repeatly bugging me to get insurance. Then I recieve a letter 6 weeks later. Saying they could not insure me due to my credit. They did not want it to be put on the books it was them being rejected. Agent. Grant Dodge 7573304422


Allstate has been charging me pretty much every month $11.67 from my checking account but I don't have a policy with your company. The last transaction was made on 10/2/2018. I am expecting your company to refund me or I will sue your company. You can contact me at (860) 816-9742.

Thank you.


Eileen Derosalia need to be fired from Allstate.She cannot adjust a car neither her supervisor Ivan both incompetent asses. Allstate is the worse they denied a customer claim cause they dont know how to adjust a vehicle. Customer is now going to file a lawsuit , car has been at my shop for close to a month now and no one frm Allstate can give Mr. Hossein any answers. I recommend my customers switch to Geico now.
I can be reach 718 801 9803


I have been trying to cancel my auto and home insurance for four days, since Oct. 1st. However, my agent has only an answering machine and she has not responded to my messages. I have secured a new provider and I want a refund on my policies. My auto policy is 932314346 and my home policy is 932314354. I would like an email confirming my request and information regarding when I will get my refund.

You have my phone and address information on your records. I have confirmed that info several times over the last four days so look it up and get back to me. My cell history can verify my numerous attempts to contact my Allstate agent. On failure of that, called other Allstate numbers and opted in as needing assistance with bill payment. I gave all my information to a "Brandy" on 10/2 and she transferred me to what ended up as another answering machine where I left yet another message which was ,again , Not Answered.

Thank you,

Karen Alm


POLICY # 945 817 691

To whom it may concern

I have been a long time customer with all state and with multiple vehicles and house.

We have military in the family now and decided to change to USAA who saved us a lot.
An as anyone knows you get insurance B4U cancel insurance so I was waiting for my renewal to cancel with Allstate
I received a letter from ALL STATE stating it was time for renewal if I did not want to renew I have until the end of July 2017 to cancel are it will be automatic renewed

So on the 20th of July 2017 I
Started my insurance with USAA and wait for my insurance cards from USAA to make sure I was covered already with USAA and had know issues, USAA sent my cards to let me kno I was covered in hand

On July 28 waited 8 more days I came into ROSALIND CAMPBELL ALLSTATE AGENCY 8122 GREENWELL SPRINGS RD BATON ROUGE LA 70814 (225) 927-9564 to canceled my insurance, I was informed by the Allstate agent the renewal for the every THREE MONTHS cancelation NOTICE was for the 15th OF JULY AND NOT BY THE END OF THE JULY BUT she could backdate it AND CANCEL THE THREE MONTH RENEWAL to the 15th AND I CAN JUST PAY FOR THE DAYS I WENT OVER WITCH MADE SENSE BUT sense ALLSTATE had already ARE ABOUT TO take the money out of my account because I was on Easy Pay straight out of my account they will just prorate me for the days I went over and refund me the Rest

witch seems about right I signed the paper and left. COME TO FIND OUT ALLSTATE DID NOT PRORATE ME AND JUST BACK DATED MY ENTIRE INSURANCE BACK TO THE 15th witch was passed my NEW INSURANCE ON THE 20th making me look like I had NO INSURANCE FROM THE 15-28 the day I walked in to cancel And 5 of those days was before I got the new insurance on the 20th of July 2017 making me look like after all that waiting to make sure I was covered ALLSTATE BACK DATED ME TO THE 15th of July 2017 I ONLY SIGNED THE PAPER TO STOP THE THREE MONTH RENEWAL



This was a mistake on allstate part taking away insurance that I had. I would appreciate your prompt attention to this matter.

THANKS in advance


Your call center needs to stop calling me!! I am with Allstate, on record you have my previous company which was State Farm. I have told him that. It is the same person every time. I get at least 4/5 calls daily and I now don’t answer my phone anymore because I know it is Allstate. The number he is calling from starts with a V and then has the numbers after that. It is a guy with an accent. Please no more phone calls please!!!


Filed a claim after insured rear ended me. I have been told to wait for 3 separate payments because the first ones never arrived and now the Agent, David Hill, did not follow through getting a link emailed to me so I can set up a direct deposit. Car hasn't been fixed a few check should have been in my hands many weeks ago. I'm tired of this game!


Our agent is Gabrielle LaTulip in Winfield IN. We've been with your company for maybe 5 years now. She listed our home as having things it has never had and she's been to our house. I just purchased a new vehicle yesterday and was told by her that she would be at the office all day so I could have the insurance switched over from my previous vehicle to the new one. She wasn't there and now I won't be able to see her until maybe Tuesday. This is just crazy and we are not happy with it at all. Can you help us?


The ad for Mayhem being the guys phone he causes the accident it just makes me mad. Need another way to advertize


Poor adjusters and shutting things answered and taken care of. I want to file a formal complaint and would love for someone to contact me in regards to the timeless of how things are handled. Maybe some respect for your customers lives and families would be nice! 2702873469 or 2702872347


I was involved in an accident with an Allstate client and the police report cleary shows he was at fault. He admitted to the officer on site that he was traveling in a illegal to get to his destination. He struck my vehicle in the rear. Allstate Insurance still do not want to repair my vehicle. The claim #0490558228


Allstate is the insurance carrier for my Auto both my residences as well as my apartment which is my primary residence. My auto- theft claim as well as my rental policy has not been resolved. All state prides themselves off of You're in Good Hands. However, my experience has been completely the opposite. They will not even reimburse my food expense to purchase food that was stolen from my vehichle. In addition they will not help expedite my Car Theft Claim to allow me to replace my vehichle to allow me to get back and forth to work. Also from beginning to end I have received no support from the carrier. I have filed with the Texas Department of Insurance. And exploring all avenues to ensure I am treated with the level of service I deserve as a customer that pays for their coverage.


my home in grass lake mich was leaking through the roof on sat.18th of nov. at 4pm I called allstate the said they would send an emerg. team to tarp the roof. (we have someone watch the home at the time) I thought it was taken care of but the next day I tried calling the no. given to me and it said she would be out of the office until monday. so it rained and leaked all through the week end and monday .she finally called at 3pm on monday they gave me some story about she was not the one who said they would put tarps up . then she said they would send a survey team to access the problem and call me back when they do it. what kind of bullshit is this. in good hands...yeah right .


I tried to rate their service 0 out of 5 stars, I will provide more information when my investigation is done, so far all they care about is PROFITS not the consumer health risks


I have been trying to open a life cover policy with Allstate for 6 weeks now, every time an agent calls me they promised to call back again to finish the process but they do not call back, the last one i spoke to advised me that he cannot pick up my details on the system and promised to call me back. I called again the agent game me this number saying it is the supervisor's number and it rings unanswered.


Every time I get a new Allstate policy renewal it is higher, higher and higher! Enough is Enough, how greedy can Allstate be when it comes to cost of their policy's. Just about ready to take my entire basket and go some where else after 15 years cause a 17.440% increase every time on renewal is getting very old.


My garage and house was torn off from the wind storm, Allstate covered the full garage and half of the house roof, total check 3,080.00 that includes the awing and some siding. I was to rec/n depreciation amount 1368.00 and 878.00 extra. But I ended up with a check for only 1280.62 extra which covers the labor. Allstate sent an extra check for 341.92, took it back and then charged me a $12 fee. This is so wrong how they can play with peoples money! I am requested a full refund from corporate headquarters and wanted to warn other customers about my bad experience with this insurance company!


Allstate filed with the state of Louisiana saying I cancelled my insurance which I did not and now I will have a flag on my license. I had insurance the hold time and can prove it. But now they want me to have to fix their mess. Very poor service and cannot in good conscience recommend a company that treats it's loyal customers in this manner.


Why would allstate allow advertisements on your site that were not related? This is a livery system and she also has a norwex site for sales and advertisements. I thought that this would be a secure site many personal e-mails and phone calls. I thought you were more professional and in control also there is a religious site what is going on.


On, Sept. 8, 2015, I was a passenger on a RideOn bus which was involved in an accident with one of Allstate policy holders (#952642522). I was taken, by Ambulance, to Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, MD for observations. Your policy holder was determined to be at fault for the accident, and received a citation. On 10/06/2015, I contact the Allstate agent (Mrs. Jennifer Ireland-Cliff) responsible handling claims for the policy. The problem is that Mrs. Ireland-Cliff said that she had submitted a claim (0383337978), and that I should receive a check to cover my medical expenses within 1 ½ weeks. I contacted her again on 10/20/2015 to inform her that I hadn’t received the check yet. She replied it was sent out. I called her again on 10/26/2015. This time she said that she had reissued the check. ** I never received the 1st check. Subsequent calls to her and her office Mgr. (Mr. Sterling Bailey) and the Allstate corporate complaints department have gone unanswered. Thanks-In-Advance for the you time spend review this Allstate complaint.


I had an accident that was no fault of my own. When I called Allstate, the female representative always said that even though I have medical insurance I have to pay all my bills and then send them an itemized bill and they will review it and decide if they would pay on it. I asked what if one of the bills are $2,000.00? She said again pay the bill send the itemized and we will review it and decide if we will pay on it. Every answer was the same: I pay and they review and decide if they will pay on it.

So after about 2 minutes and she was of no help, I told her I am getting an attorney and that is it. When I got the paper work it stated for me to have the agency that I go to bill Allstate and they will go from there. So since they have some people working for them that is not well educated I am going to drop them and get another insurance company. When I had the rep work with me on the body work did an excellent job. I had to put a 5 star for him but I could not contact him since I got an attorney.


I had an auto accident on April 18 2015. I called from claims on the medical part. The rep that I had to talk to had an extremely short vocabulary. I asked her how would I get bills paid and if one does cost 3,000.00 her comment and only words were " Pay the bill send in an itemized bill and we will review it and see if we will pay on it" I told her I don't have lots of money so a bill of that size would be hard for me to pay.

Again she read her script to me and stated "Pay the bill send in an itemized bill and we will review it and see if we will pay on it". I again told her there is no way for me to pay the big bills if there are any and again she said " Pay the bill send in an itemized bill and we will review it and see if we will pay on it"

I told her since she is no help I only have one choice but to retain an attorney in which I did. I at no point in time wanted to involve an attorney but since Allstate has illiterate people working for them I had no choice but to get an attorney and go that way. It appears that they do not have very competent people working for them and, the bad part is, it will cost Allstate money to resolve this minor issue.


Loyal customer for 5 years with Auto and Rental coverage & NO CLAIMS until....Beginning of October 2012 I ran over a blown out tire from a semi truck on the freeway. It was so large it caused body damage to the front and back fenders. Next day my boyfriend noticed fluid leaking from the vehicle - 2005 Honda Accord. I called Allstate and started my claim. They sent an inspector out that afternoon who agreed all damage was loss related & the next morning sent a list of Allstate recommended shops. I thought going with one of their shops would make the process easy & smooth- NOPE.

Repairs were supposed to be complete in 4-5 days, ended up being over 3 weeks & my car is STILL not operable. I only had rental coverage for 4 weeks. After repeated conversations with the shop --Desert Collision in Desert Hot Springs CA-- & SCOTT the manager, he kept referencing I might need to take it to a dealership & have Allstate continue the claim over there since these types of repairs are not our expertise. But they kept trying, even RE-replacing parts for fear they were defective. Finally got my car back on a Saturday afternoon, & I work evenings so I only had time to change & leave for work & figured I would return my rental the next day. Sunday my boyfriend again noticed a large puddle under my car so I called Allstate 800 claims number & spoke to Amanda Seabourne who was very sympathetic & tried to be helpful.

She agreed that taking my car back to original shop would be a waste of time after the first 3 weeks & SCOTT acknowledging his lack of experience with said repairs. She said Allstate would call me the following day to set up a tow to a Honda dealership. Instead I got a call from SCOTT at Desert Collision telling me Allstate had contacted HIM to have the car brought back in. I informed him they had told me to take it to a dealership & hung up with him to call Allstate again. Got someone different this time -didn't get the name- & he stated that if the repairs weren't done correctly the SHOP was responsible under warranty & that's why the car had to go back to them first so Allstate wouldn't have to pay a different mechanic a second time. Reluctantly I took the car back to Desert Collision. Luckily I still had the rental car since it had not even been 24 hours but I knew it would expire soon so I started calling A LOT.

That day they basically had no answers for me other than they thought it was the transmission leaking. I asked if it was the transmission if he would still recommend sending it to the dealership and -shocking- SCOTT once again said YES it would need to go elsewhere for that type of repair work. But they still weren't sure. Said by the next morning. I had to call THEM the next day & they still weren't quite sure where the leak was coming from. They told me an Allstate inspector had shown up at the shop -- JAMES HORVATH. Within 30 minutes James Horvath called me back to inform me they would not be covering any further repairs as the area damaged- half shaft & transmission bearings & axle seal- was a maintenance issue and not covered under the policy.

Tomorrow I am picking up the written statement and a quote from the Honda dealership & am currently awaiting the inspector from the CA Bureau of Auto Repair. I have had to pay for a portion of my rental car even though I did not even have it for my 30 covered days, and now I am having to borrow cars from co-workers just to make it to work. So far between my $500 deductible, car payments, and actual insurance payments I have spent almost $1500 in 5 weeks on a car I cannot drive. I am desperate for a resolution and all my hope is in the Department of Insurance & Bureau of Auto Repair nailing these Allstate douches to the wall!!! I will definitely post any future activity & resolution here, if anyone has any tips or advice, its all welcome!!!


The inspection and estimate by James Taylor stated the shingles had been ripped loose from the plywood and had slipped out of place in several areas on the roof. The area covered some twelve to fourteen feet vertically and fourteen feet horizontally. Mr. Taylor stated that many of the shingles had been under nailed and, in some cases, the nails had been shot through the shingles. The wind or hail had caused the shingles to come loose from the nails. Mr. Taylor also stated that many shingles had only been nailed twice and that all shingles should be nailed at least four times. Jolie Cannon’s next door neighbor, Mr. Finch, is the person who first saw the roof damage and contacted Jolie, the homeowner. Jolie contacted me, her father Jake Cannon, who started the claim process and contacted Mr. Taylor.

Mr. Taylor recommended the shingles be put back in place and re-nailed before it rained. Taylor stated it was scheduled to rain the next day, 10/27/2012. I called Jolie’s Allstate agent, Ken Still at 334-792-9495, and discussed the situation. Mr. Still said it was a good idea to re-nail the roof so there would be no further damage. When the Allstate adjuster, Stuart McVey at 229-221-5938, came on 11/01/2012 to take pictures and perform his inspection, the roof did not look exactly the way it did on 10/26/2012. The system for the insurance companies, home builders, and roofers must be geared to take advantage of single women. It is well known that several other homes in Jolie’s subdivision had their roofs replaced in the past five or six months of 2012 from either wind or hail damage.

I recorded it hailed on 4/8/06 for 30 minutes at 3:15PM, 5/8/06 for 20 minutes at 11:20PM, and then at my home on 3/27/11 for 15 minutes at 4:00 the size of quarters and fifty cent pieces. This was at my house, Dothan, Alabama, a mile away from Jolie’s house. Mr. Kyle Woods called 11/15/2012 at 3:15PM, a field representative with Allstate from Birmingham, Alabama at 205-337-6294. Mr. Woods said he was ask to call me in regards to a few questions I had in reference to taking Jolie’s claim to small claims court against the roofer. Mr. Woods stated that Allstate had done as much as they could to help Jolie on her claim and Allstate felt the claim should be against the builder/roofer. The roofer should be held responsible under the Alabama 13-year liability law.

Jason Blissett, the home builder, was notified with emailed pictures and the results of Stuart McVey’s inspection, Allstate adjuster. Mr. Blissett stated when I first called him on the results of the inspection by the Allstate inspector that he would need to check his records on Jolie’s house and see if he could find the sub-contracting roofer. Mr. Blissett stated that the roofer could be retired, moved, dead, or it could have been someone he picked up at a gas station. Jolie ran a copy of the sub-contractors Mr. Blissett claimed he used on her house. We have not heard from Mr. Blissett since 11/17/2012. Mr. Blissett stated that his lawyer had never heard of the Alabama 13 year liability law for roofers. I, Jake Cannon, and the roofer James Taylor, who did the estimate, can see possible strong wind and or hail damage at some time in the past 10 years.

We can also see defective workmanship from the roofer ten years ago. Who should be held responsible, my daughter Jolie? Jolie asked, “Dad, why have I been paying $808.12 a year on my Allstate policy which is supposed to cover wind and hail damage?” We have six Allstate policy cancellations typed and ready to sign and mail as soon as this matter is settled. Ms. Cannon now knows what “being left out in the cold” feels like.


I had hail damage to roof in 2011 which a professional roofing company said was damaged beyond repair. Allstate adjuster shows up with his own roofer who also said the roof needed replacement. The adjuster went on the roof himself and over ruled both pro's. He said it only needed 50 shingles. He had a bad attitude when he arrived and stated it was inconvenient for him to come out on Sunday but Allstate set it up for that day. I complained to several "managers" at Allstate who agreed with adjuster. I cancelled Allstate and they continued to send bills saying I let insurance lapse which was incorrect. Allstate is a corrupt orginization.


Wood Stove in a house fire. While processing the value of my property after a house fire, the freestanding wood stove was on both draft settlement lists for personal and structure contents (understandable I suppose as could be considered furniture as not built in like a fireplace). But in the final versions was not included on either settlement list. Both Allstate groups are not taking responsibility for an obvious oversight (again irony, it’s the wood stove in the house fire) saying they can’t revise and/or belongs on the other list. … Can someone please help? Recovering depreciation. I have asked multiple times and have never received any information on ‘how the receipts I was turning in to recover depreciation compared to the settlement’. E.g. what was and was not counting (close enough match) so I would know what to buy more or less of to recover the depreciation and that they fairly are sending checks against the settlement. … What is Allstate obliged to do, and when? … How do I check that they are reimbursing fairly?


After paying my premiums for 6 years, no claims filed, Allstate decided to not renew my policy stating that I had 'peeling paint' and 'overgrown trees'. I guess they decided that they had enough of my $$ and didn't want to take the risk of me filing a claim. Statistically speaking, I am due to file a claim; so they made up a reason to take my $ and run. Allstate will NEVER get another penny from me or my family.


I have been treated like a criminal since I filed a burglary claim with Allstate in November. My claim STILL has not settled even though it is a handful of items( laptop, computer etc, which I provided receipts for!) totaling several thousand dollars. The Allstate employees have been rude, and wont give me any informatoin on my claim other than to say it is "still under investigation". Now I was asked for my bank records, (which I refused!) regardless of the fact that my checkbook was not stolen and I didnt claim anything to do with my bank! I have filed a claim with the Dept. Of Insurance, sent letters to the Allstate board I need an attorney? Who do I go to for help!?


I love Allstate insurance and have been a customer for many years. However, I hate the recent Mayhem commercials with the sale on the people's items who shared on social media. That hits way to close to home. I get what they are trying to do, but you should know that many people who use Allstate will have their homes broken into who are not on social media. I just had two dear friends lose everything to a home robbery and they don't have any social media accounts, they are in their 70s!

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