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On Oct. 3, AASP/NJ President Jerry McNee visited John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) to present a $1,000 donation from the association.

Friday, 26 October 2018 17:43

ABAC Kicks Off Its 2018--2019 Meeting Season

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On Sept. 11, the Auto Body Association of Connecticut (ABAC) kicked off its 2018--2019 meeting season at Seasons in East Haven, CT.

On Sept. 12, the Long Island Auto Body Repairmen’s Association (LIABRA) hosted its 17th Annual Golf Outing at the Baiting Hollow Golf and Country Club in Baiting Hollow, NY.

On Sept. 27--29, the Automotive Recyclers Association of New York (ARANY) held it 57th Annual Convention and Trade Show at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center in Rochester, NY.

AASP/NJ hosted an educational seminar on Sept. 29 at Gran Centurions in Clark, NJ, with Mike Anderson of Collision Advice and friends.

On Monday, Sept. 17, AASP/NJ hosted its 14th Annual Lou Scoras Memorial Golf Outing at the Colonia Country Club, attracting nearly 100 automotive industry participants.

 

On Sept. 4, the collision repair industry was astonished to learn that State Farm was granted preliminary approval of a $250 million settlement in lieu of facing trial in a federal class action lawsuit (Hale et. al. v. State Farm et. al.) in which the nation’s largest insurance company was accused of rigging the Illinois justice system to overturn the 1999 Avery et. al v. State Farm aftermarket parts case, which held a verdict of over $1 billion.

Monday, 06 August 2018 21:12

AASP/MA Members Meet New Executive Director

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AASP/MA held its Annual Golf Outing on July 25 at the Blackstone National Golf Club in Sutton, MA.

On July 17 and July 19, AASP/NJ hosted two trainings held at the Holiday Inn in Totowa and the Clarion Hotel in Toms River, NJ, respectively.


In June, at the suggestion of the Auto Damage Appraiser Licensing Board (ADALB), AASP/MA sent a request to association members urging them and other collision repair industry professionals in Massachusetts to be vigilant in the fight against the use of damaged recycled parts and insurance-specified parts that are older than the vehicle being repaired.  

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