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Friday, 07 December 2018 19:40

Record Snowfall Keeps Auto Body Shops Busy as Drivers Collide in IL

Written by Brittany Toolis,

The snowfall that took place on Nov. 25 set several records in Rockford, IL. It became the snowiest November day on record with 11.7 inches recorded at the airport at midnight.

Gerber Collision & Glass recently announced the acquisition of a multi-store operation consisting of 18 collision repair centers, including two intake centers, located in the Wisconsin and Northern Illinois markets.

Thursday, 06 December 2018 22:39

Tatman Name Returns to IL Body Repair Shop After Years of Legal Battles

Written by Ben Zigterman, News-Gazette Media

After three years in court, Tim Tatman can use his own name again.

Thursday, 06 December 2018 18:54

MI Man Sentenced to 37 Months in Prison for Auto Crash Fraud Scheme

Written by Jacob Maslow, The Global Dispatch

Marvin David Ramirez of Grand Rapids, MI, has been sentenced to 37 months in prison after pleading guilty on charges to conspire to commit fraud.

On Nov. 29, Women in Automotive and Collision (WAC) hosted an open house and sponsor thank you event at V8 Speed and Resto in Red Bud, IL.

Monday, 03 December 2018 23:20

Car vs. Deer Collisions Cause Costly Repairs in Cambridge, OH

Written by Michael Neilson, The Daily Jeffersonian

It happens in the blink of an eye. A deer appears out of virtually nowhere and “boom”: You’ve just collided with an animal weighing in at more than 200 pounds.

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