The Allstate Corp. engages in the property and casualty insurance business and the sale of life, accident, and health insurance products through its subsidiaries. It operates through following business segments: Allstate Protection, Protection Services, Allstate Health and Benefits, Run-off Property Liability and Corporate and Other. The Allstate Protection sells private passenger auto and homeowners' insurance through agencies and directly through call centers and the internet. These products are marketed under the Allstate, Encompass and Esurance brand names. The Protection Services provides a range of products and services that expand and enhance customer value propositions including SquareTrade, Arity, Allstate Roadside and Allstate Dealer Services. The Allstate Health and Benefits offers voluntary benefits and individual life and health products, including life, accident, critical illness, short term disability and other health insurance products sold through workplace enrolling independent agents and Allstate exclusive agencies. The Run-off Property Liability relates to property and casualty insurance policies with exposure to asbestos, environmental and other claims. The Corporate and Other segment consists of the company's activities and certain non-insurance operations. The company was founded on April 17, 1931 and is headquartered in Northbrook, IL.