Protection for a Very Rainy Day

Written by Kelly Tonsing   Traditionally, personal umbrella insurance policies have been reserved for the rich and famous. Today, however, “personal umbrellas” are becoming a standard purchase for many middle-class insurance buyers who understand their risk in a litigious economy. Adding significant personal coverage at an insignificant cost, umbrella policies offer an extra layer of … Continued

Self-Driving Vehicles: Who’s Behind the Wheel? Two Ways Autonomous Vehicles Are Impacting Auto Insurance & Driver Liability

Technological breakthroughs in self-driving—AKA autonomous—vehicles are dramatically changing life on the highway. The transition to machine-led driving is affecting how consumers and the auto and insurance industries view auto coverage. As this market continues to develop, the Ascension Transportation Practice is monitoring developments and sharing our take and the observations of others, with you. We … Continued

What’s in Your Auto Policy? 6 Things You Should Check Before Pressing the Pedal

Written by Kelly Tonsing Kelly Tonsing manages Ascension’s Personal Lines Practice in our eastern region. Although she spends each and every day examining insurance policies, managing claims processing, and ensuring the best available protection for our clients, she hadn’t yet examined the fine print of her own car insurance. Until the unthinkable happened. Read below … Continued

Ascension Senior Loss-Control Consultant Dan Castillo Shares Harvest Safety Expertise in “Wines & Vines” Magazine

In July, The Lodi District Grape Growers Association and the Lodi Winegrape Commission held a grape harvest safety seminar for vineyard workers and supervisors to help prepare them for a safe 2017 harvest. Dan Castillo, senior loss-control consultant at Pan American, an Ascension Insurance company, presented and shared his expertise on safety-procedures for night harvesting. Click here … Continued

I’m Part of the Ascension Family. Will You Be Too?

Written by Kayla Berscheidt Talent & Organizational Development Specialist at Ascension If you are considering making a career move to Ascension Insurance, Inc. (and I hope you are!), allow me to offer you the insider’s perspective from someone who has six months under her belt. First, a little bit about me. Like most millennials, I … Continued