Risk & Liability

Gaining Ground in the Garden State

Gaining Ground in the Garden State

January 13, 2017

The new year is off to a speedy start. Across the country, snow and ice management companies have had at least a consistent start to 2017. ASCA Executive Director Kevin Gilbride reports back from New Jersey and provides an update on the association's legislative initiatives. Read More

What's important

What's important

October 27, 2016

Snow Magazine's insurance insider Matthew Peterson explores the topic of whether additional insured provisions on snow removal general liability insurance is still important? Read More

The road to ISO certification

The road to ISO certification

August 29, 2016

For those of you on the fence about whether this is right for your company, Tammy Johnson, who conducts pre-certification assessments, shares what she’s seeing and the trends she’s noticing. Read More

One heck of a week

One heck of a week

May 27, 2016

This week, both the Illinois Assembly and the Michigan House of Representatives passed ASCA’s model legislation disallowing property owns from passing on their liability to now and ice management companies. In addition to the positive legislative progress, ASCA Executive Director Kevin Gilbride explains the end results reflect the philosophy behind... Read More

A 21 Company Salute

A 21 Company Salute

May 13, 2016

Recently the 21st company earned its ISO 9001/SN 9001 certification. ASCA Executive Director Kevin Gilbride recognizes those outstanding companies and provides an update on the association-backed insurance program and the savings participants can realize through their certification and participation. Read More

On the move

On the move

March 4, 2016

Forward progress was made recently at the state level with regard to ASCA-backed bills. Executive Director Kevin Gilbride shares news from the “land of Lincoln,” as well as updates on where legislation stands in other states. Read More

Touchy pavements

Touchy pavements

January 14, 2016

While most snow work involves asphalt and concrete, other pavements – such as granite pavers , interlocking concrete pavers, brick and decorative (stamped) concrete – are chosen for their aesthetic appeal. These surfaces, though, pose special challenges for winter maintenance. Read More

Updated Judicial Hellhole report published

Updated Judicial Hellhole report published

December 17, 2015

American Tort Reform's 2015-16 lists the nation's most unfair in their handling of civil litigation. Calif. tops the list; Philadelphia and new Jersey added to the group's "Watch List." Read More

It can wait

It can wait

November 23, 2015

Employers may be at fault if employees crash due to texting while driving, but there are ways to prevent both collisions and lawsuits. Read More