The Allstate Corporation is a holding company for Allstate Insurance Company. The Company and its subsidiaries, including Allstate Insurance Company, Allstate Life Insurance Company and other subsidiaries (collectively, Allstate) are engaged in the property-liability insurance and life insurance business. Allstate operates in four business segments: Allstate Protection, Discontinued Lines and Coverages, Allstate Financial, and Corporate and Other. In Allstate Protection segment, it sells private passenger auto, homeowners and other property-liability insurance products through agencies and directly through contact centers and the Internet. Its Discontinued Lines and Coverages segment involves long-tail losses, such as those related to asbestos and environmental claims. Its Allstate Financial segment sells life insurance and voluntary accident and health insurance products. Its Corporate and Other segment consists of holding company activities and certain non-insurance operations.