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Yearly Archives: 2022

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Tips For Getting Your Hurricane Ian Insurance Claims Approved

Fri Sep 30th, 2022 on     Homeowners Insurance,    

If you live in Florida it is likely your attention lately has been almost exclusively focused on Hurricane Ian. A devastating storm that reached Category 4, Ian slammed into the western Florida coast on September 28, 2022. The hurricane left a path of destruction in its wake, destroying homes and businesses and leaving many without power. It is likely there will be far-reaching repercussions from this deadly storm, and many people will rely on their […]

Why Your Business Needs An Insurance Risk Management Advisory Assessment

Fri Sep 16th, 2022 on     Insurance Claims,    

Your business is your livelihood, and you have worked hard to get it where it is today. You owe it to yourself, your family, and anyone else that your business supports to ensure that you have the proper insurance in case to protect against lawsuits and the unexpected. At Ver Ploeg & Marino, we concentrate our practice on helping policyholders obtain the compensation they deserve when insurance companies deny their claims for coverage. Too often, […]

Examples of Insurance Agent & Broker Malpractice

Wed Aug 31st, 2022 on     Bad Faith Insurance,    

People rely on their insurance agents and brokers for assistance with multiple matters, including advising them on the type of insurance they need as well as the policy limits they should secure. When agents and brokers fail to follow through with their obligations, insured parties often suffer a loss, and they need a way to recover for that loss. At Ver Ploeg & Marino, a Miami insurance recovery lawyer helps our clients determine when their […]

Corporate Directors and Officers: What to Do When Facing A Claim For Violation Of Powers & Duties

Wed Aug 17th, 2022 on     Insurance Law,    

If you are a director or officer of a corporation, you already know that your position gives you power, but it is not unfettered. There are duties and obligations that you must comply with as well. All too often, even when you follow through with those responsibilities, you may be accused of misconduct by any number of people, including shareholders, customers, vendors, suppliers, employees, and creditors. When this happens, you need counsel from the Miami […]

Own a Business? Consider the 8 Following Types of Insurance

Fri Jul 29th, 2022 on     Insurance Claims,    

If you are a business owner, manager or officer in a large company, you already know that there are a lot of moving parts to any successful enterprise. You also understand the importance of protecting yourself and your business in case the unexpected occurs. While the exact types of insurance you need to fully insulate yourself and your company vary from business to business, there are several types that crop up more often than others. […]

10 Common Causes of Aviation Accidents In Florida

Fri Jul 15th, 2022 on     Insurance Claims,    

For those of us lucky enough to call Florida home, we have abundant beaches and clear skies to enjoy for most of the year. This beautiful weather is also conducive to an alternative method of travel- flying. Florida is home to 129 public-use commercial service and general aviation airports and many more that are used for private purposes. With so much air travel, there are bound to be accidents, and at Ver Ploeg & Marino, […]

Your Swimming Pool and Your Florida Homeowners Insurance Policy: What You Need to Know

Thu Jun 30th, 2022 on     Homeowners Insurance,    

Florida is famous for many wonderful things, not the least of which is the warm weather. People flock to our sunny shores year-round to enjoy the temperate climate and pools are a common sight. One estimate even has there being 1.4 million backyard pools in Florida in 2020. It really isn’t a surprise, as they are the perfect way to relax and cool off on the hottest days while enjoying time with family and friends. […]

What To Do When Your Insurance Carrier Cancels or Will Not Renew Your Homeowner’s Insurance

Thu Jun 16th, 2022 on     Homeowners Insurance,    

It’s a conundrum more and more Florida homeowners are facing: the cancellation, or non-renewal, of their homeowners’ insurance coverage. No matter the reason, receiving the notice that your insurance will lapse in a certain number of days is frightening and leaves many homeowners feeling frustrated and unsure of what to do next. A Miami insurance coverage lawyer from our firm discusses why these cancellations and non-renewals happen and what homeowners can do when they receive […]

Decisions, Decisions: From Whom Should You Purchase Insurance Coverage?

Tue May 31st, 2022 on     Health Insurance,    

We purchase insurance coverage for everything from the cars we drive to our very lives. We rely on the insurance we purchase to be there for us when life throws us curve balls, helping us pick up the pieces and repair our belongings and sometimes, ourselves. Who we choose to trust with our money and peace of mind matters so that after years of paying our premiums when they are due, we have the coverage […]

Top 6 Reasons Hurricane Claims Are Denied

Tue May 17th, 2022 on     Insurance Claims,    

Hurricane season is right around the corner, and for those of us living in the sunshine state, it means it is time to be on high alert for any storms forming in the Atlantic Ocean. Hopefully, if you are reading this, you are well insured and ready for anything this year’s hurricane season brings our way. But what if your property is damaged in a hurricane, and your claim is denied? What are the most […]

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