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Strategic Risk Management: Exploring the Viability of Captive Insurance for Landscape Businesses

If your lawn or landscape company is operating safely and efficiently, it can be frustrating as your insurance rates continue to rise despite your lack of individual claims. One alternative to traditional insurance is to participate in a captive insurance program. In a traditional insurance model, businesses purchase policies from independent carriers, and then the […]

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State of the Property and Casualty Market for 2024

Insurance is one of those necessary overhead costs and, like many other business expenses, is expected to continue to increase due to a number of factors.   Drew Garcia, vice president of Rancho Mesa Insurance Services, anticipates auto insurance will continue to rise, budget anywhere from 10% to 15%. Garcia says the workers’ comp market will […]

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REPLAY: Being Proactive with Safety with Drew Garcia and Greg Garcia

In this replay episode of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Brett Lemcke with R.M. Landscape and Macey Robinson with LandCare talk to Drew Garcia, vice president of the landscape group with Rancho Mesa and Greg Garcia, account executive with Rancho Mesa. Drew Garcia started off as a professional baseball player. After he retired from […]

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Being Proactive with Safety with Drew Garcia and Greg Garcia: Season 2, Episode 40 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In season 2, episode 40 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Brett Lemcke with R.M. Landscape and Macey Robinson with LandCare talk to Drew Garcia, vice president of the landscape group with Rancho Mesa and Greg Garcia, account executive with Rancho Mesa. Drew Garcia started off as a professional baseball player. Drew […]

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Take Advantage of NALP’s Exclusive Insurance Programs

In March 2019, the National Association of Landscape Professionals partnered with Axis Insurance and Rancho Mesa to offer NALP members a competitive risk management option. “Buying your insurance as part of a large group/program can give you more pricing leverage and may provide more stability long term as insurance rates can be subject to large […]

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Solved: Big Liability Exposure for Lawn and Ornamental Care Companies

The application of herbicides and pesticides creates significant liability exposures for lawn and ornamental care companies. For this reason, specific insurance coverage is needed to protect their business in the event a third party is harmed either through bodily injury or property damage. Introducing a One of a Kind Coverage for Lawn and Ornamental Care […]

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Share Your Safety Stories and Win

Share the creative, unique ways that you incorporate safety into your daily routine at the office and be entered to win an Apple Watch! Run an annual fitness competition at the office? Do a creative team stretching routine? Have creative ways to track and share your “no accident” record with staff? We would love to […]

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Help Control Workers' Compensation Costs

Author, Drew Garcia, with Rancho Mesa Insurance Services, is the program director for NALP’s Workers’ Compensation Program which provides discounts to NALP members.  As the NALP Workers Compensation Program Manager we understand the need for “Best Practices” to be utilized by landscape contractors to prevent workers’ compensation claims from occurring. However, at some point, a claim will […]

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