Waze app users need not be Allstate policyholders or members of a roadside service to receive assistance through Allstate’s Good Hands Rescue service.
The firm will phase out the Esurance brand during 2020 and redirect funding to drive increased policyholder engagement and create greater customer value.
Allstate reports that it is the first U.S. company to use a new digital disbursement method available through partnership with Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Allstate says it will consider using aerial imagery in other parts of the country to assess wind and hail claims as well as for other types of losses.
The acquisition will help the rapidly growing startup to continue its mission of disrupting a $20 billion dollar industry, according to one of its original investors.
Responding to hail damage, Allstate used multiple drones to test image quality, damage analysis tools and customer response to the technology.
The carrier seeks to connect with entrepreneurial companies that can solve challenges and streamline efficiencies related to all aspects of the claims process, including an interest in digital customer experience, data analytics, and Internet of Things technologies.
Ginger Purgatorio, SVP, Allstate discusses the addition of the industry’s first telematics-based auto insurance price that flexes from week-to-week.
EagleView’s fixed-wing based solution derives accurate measurements quickly, allowing Encompass to more accurately underwrite and price insurance coverage.
The new coverage protects rideshare drivers and passengers through commercial auto coverage throughout New York State for rides originating outside of the five boroughs of New York City.