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Four Ver Ploeg & Marino Attorneys Named Florida Super Lawyers For 2018 And Five Honored As Rising Stars

Tue Jun 19th, 2018 on     Uncategorized,    

MIAMI, FL —Ver Ploeg & Marino is pleased to announce that four of its attorneys have been selected to the 2018 Florida Super Lawyers list for the Insurance Coverage practice area. They are Brenton N. Ver Ploeg, R. Hugh Lumpkin and Stephen A. Marino, Jr., all shareholders in the Miami office, and Robert P. Major, of counsel in the firm’s Orlando office.  No more than five percent of the attorneys in the state are selected […]

AVOIDING THE BYTE OF THE MILLENIUM BUG: INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR Y2K

Mon May 1st, 2017 on     Uncategorized,     Brenton N. Ver Ploeg

“Nobody expects the insurance industry’s response to claims of coverage for a problem of the magnitude of Year 2000 liability to be open arms.” Europe in the year 999 approached the millennium’s end in barely concealed panic. Many of the nobility, in furtherance of the widespread religious belief that the world would come to a close along with the first millennium, deeded their entire lands and material goods to the church with the expectation of […]

Insurer says its D&O insurers acted in bad faith in claim dispute

Wed Apr 4th, 2012 on     Uncategorized,    

A major insurance company, Washington Mutual Inc., filed a lawsuit in March accusing a dozen other insurers of improperly denying it coverage for claims under directors’ and officers’ liability policies issued in 2008 and 2009. Washington Mutual is asserting that it is entitled to $250 million in coverage, and that the other insurers breached their covenants of good faith and fair dealing in denying coverage.

Ver Ploeg & Marino Welcomes Two New Associates to the Firm

Fri Dec 9th, 2011 on     Uncategorized,    

MALLORY L. GOLD received her B.S. degree in 2007 from Pennsylvania State University and her J.D. (summa cum laude; Order of the Coif) from the University of Miami School of Law in 2011. While in law school, Ms. Gold served as an editor of the University of Miami Law Review, a Dean’s Fellow in Contracts, Civil Procedure, and Constitutional Law, and a judicial intern for the Honorable Linda Ann Wells, Third District Court of Appeal. Ms. Gold concentrates her practice in the areas of insurance coverage and bad faith litigation.

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