RVIA Economic Impact Study

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.

Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .

Eclipse RV Owner Pleads Not Guilty to Insurance Fraud

Mon Apr 3, 2017

The owner of Eclipse Recreational Vehicles in Riverside, California has been accused with two others of cheating insurance companies out of workers' compensation insurance payments based on employees' injuries and job classifications.

Joanne Tealoff pleaded not guilty Wednesday, March 29 to dozens of counts of insurance fraud.

Tealoff was arrested following an investigation involving the Riverside County District Attorney's Office, the California Department of Insurance, the California Employment Development Department and the Franchise Tax Board, according to a story by The Press Enterprise.

Tealoff is charged with two counts of making a false statement to reduce workers' comp insurance premiums and 50 counts of failure to disclose facts related to insurance benefits.

She was arraigned before Superior Court Judge Helios Hernandez, who scheduled a felony settlement for June 7 at the Riverside Hall of Justice and ordered her bail set at $540,000. It is unclear whether she has posted bond or is out of custody.

Her co-defendants, Sylvia Leon, 45, and David Armando Torres, 63, have warrants pending for their arrest. They are facing similar charges.

Additional Information: http://www.pe.com/articles/insurance-828540-injuries-based.html