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8 Professions Where Errors & Omissions Insurance Is Essential

Fri Dec 30th, 2022 on     Insurance Claims,    

Errors and Omissions (E&O) insurance exists to provide coverage to professionals when they are sued for malpractice. It is required for many licensed professionals, and even when it is not required, it is highly recommended. In addition to providing the compensation needed to cover the cost of defending against the lawsuit, it typically also covers any judgments or settlements that are reached in the malpractice lawsuit. The experienced attorneys at our Miami insurance law firm, […]

Disability Insurance: A Look at 9 of the Most Dangerous Industries for Florida Workers

Fri Dec 16th, 2022 on     Disability Insurance,    

While injuries can happen in most industries, some are more likely to result in injury for Florida workers. Often these injuries cause the worker to become disabled, and when the worker turns to their insurance carrier for the disability benefits they are entitled to, they are sometimes denied. When this happens, the Miami disability insurance lawyers at Ver Ploeg & Marino are here to provide the assistance needed to these policyholders so they can recover […]

How To Recognize When An Insurance Company Is Acting In Bad Faith

Wed Nov 30th, 2022 on     Bad Faith Insurance,    

When your insurance claim is denied, it is important to understand why. Sometimes, there is a valid reason why your carrier denies your claim. At other times, the denial is not appropriate and the insurance carrier is acting in bad faith. Bad faith denials are an area that our firm focuses on, and we hold accountable insurance carriers that wrongly deny valid policyholder claims.  One of the most common questions asked by our clients is […]

Transportation Issues: Common Reasons Aviation Insurance Claims Are Denied

Wed Nov 16th, 2022 on     Insurance Claims,    

Having your claim for damages incurred by your aircraft denied can cause you many headaches, especially when you depend on your aircraft for your line of work. At Ver Ploeg & Marino, our Miami insurance law attorneys help aircraft owners recover the compensation they are owed under the terms of their insurance policy when their carrier denies their claim. We understand how expensive it can be to make even minor repairs to an aircraft, which […]

Commercial Property Ownership and Rights: Answers to Your Frequently-Asked Questions

Mon Oct 31st, 2022 on     Insurance Claims,    

Owning commercial property can be a profitable endeavor. However, when damage to your property happens, it can also be a headache. Below, we will cover some frequently asked questions concerning commercial property ownership in Florida. If you have an insurance claim, have had a claim denied, or have some other dispute related to your commercial property, a Florida commercial property lawyer from Ver Ploeg & Marino can help. What Makes Property “Commercial?”  A property is […]

Hurricane Season: Answers to Your Frequently-Asked Questions

Mon Oct 17th, 2022 on     Homeowners Insurance,    

The attorneys at Ver Ploeg & Marino have many years of combined experience working with windstorm/hurricane insurance, and we are standing by to review your hurricane damage claim or dispute to see how we can help. In the following sections, we’ll answer some frequently asked questions about hurricane/windstorm property insurance, reasons for claim denials, and how an attorney can help with your claim.  What Should I Do After My Property is Damaged by a Hurricane […]

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 […]

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