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2020 Insurance Coverage Webinar

This new webinar will discuss some of the most common coverage issues in first-party property, automobile, premises liability, and professional liability cases.  The panel will provide practical advice to help you overcome wrongful coverage denials and maximize your clients’ recoveries.

8:30 – 8:35am                    Welcome and Opening Remarks

FJA President & Program Co-Chair: Eric Romano | Romano Law Group }| West Palm Beach

8:35 – 9:20 am                  What Every Plaintiff’s Attorney Should Know About Property Insurance Claims

Amy Boggs, Boggs Law Group, P.A., St. Petersburg

  • Common coverages and exclusions
  • Insured’s obligations
  • Coverage for injury claims
  • What to do after a denial
  • Homeowners v. Rental v. Commercial Coverages

9:20 – 10:05 am                Auto Liability Coverage Under Florida’s Financial Responsibility Laws
Program Co-Chair: Brent G. Steinberg | Swope Rodante, P.A. |Tampa

  • Who is required to carry What coverages and When, and How can they demonstrate proof of FR
  • How to actually read an auto liability insurance policy and confirm the coverage limits are what the insurer says they are – don’t just take their word for it!
  • What exclusions are permitted and When
  • Insured’s obligations
  • What to do after a denial

10:05 – 10:10 am             Break

10:10 – 10:55 am             UM Coverage Made Easy

 Dale M. Swope | Swope Rodante, P.A.| Tampa

  • Class I v. Class II Insureds
  • Stacking v. Non-Stacking
  • Permitted Exclusions
  • Insured’s obligations
  • Common coverage issues & Attorneys’ Fees for litigating them
  • What to do after a denial


10:55 – 11:05 am             Electronic Rejection/Selection Forms

Andrew Harris | Burlington & Rockenbach, P.A. | West Palm Beach

11:05 – 11:15 am             How to Preserve Your UM Bad Faith Claim

Gregory M. Yaffa | Domnick Cunningham & Whalen, PLLC | Palm Beach Gardens


11:15 – 12:00 pm             Demystifying Commercial Liability Policies: CGLs, E&Os, D&Os and Umbrellas

Stephen A. Marino, Jr. |Ver Ploeg & Marino P.A. | Miami              

  • Brief overview of different types of coverage and when they may apply
  • CGL’s interface with auto, work comp, professional liability and HO policies
  • Claims made v. Occurrence policies
  • Common exclusions and ways around them
  • What to do after a denial
12/11/2020 8:30 AM - 12/11/2020 12:00 PM
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