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Allstate Says Catastrophes Cost Insurer $215 Million Last Month

October 20, 2011

Oct. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Allstate Corp., the largest publicly traded U.S. home and auto insurer, said catastrophes cost the company about $215 million in September before tax.

The sum brings the third-quarter total to $1.08 billion, including claims from Hurricane Irene, the Northbrook, Illinois- based insurer said today in a statement distributed by PR Newswire.

--Editor: Dan Kraut

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