In an attempt to limit future losses from hurricanes, Allstate Insurance will not renew 95,000 residential homeowner policies in Florida due, in large part, to the $2 billion in claims it paid after Hurricanes Charley, Frances, Ivan, and Jeanne.

“The hurricane season of 2004 was an unprecedented event, but it illustrated to us the reality of hurricane risk in the state of Florida,” Allstate spokesman Bill Mellander said. “It altered the world of doing business in Florida.”

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