MOLINE, ILLINOIS (December 15, 2020)  VanDerGinst Law has announced that the firm will be filing claims on behalf of small businesses for pandemic-related financial losses occurring due to governmental shutdowns or restrictions. Potential claims fall under business interruption clauses that many businesses carry.

Business-interruption insurance covers financial loss while the business is not operational due to uncontrollable forces, such as a weather-related event that causes catastrophic damage. In the case of the COVID-19 pandemic, the shutdowns and restrictions put in place to control the spread of the virus have caused the interruption. Many businesses in the hospitality and travel industry have been affected, including restaurants, bars, gyms, hotels, and theaters.

“Being a small business ourselves, we recognize the impact this pandemic has had on small businesses nationwide,” said Dennis VanDerGinst, CEO of VanDerGinst Law PC. “Many businesses have been forced to halt operations altogether, which obviously affects their bottom line. While business-interruption coverage is not always available for these losses due to a myriad of reasons, there are some insurance policies where we can recover compensation due to pandemic-related losses. That is where we can help. Our team will assess the insurance policy to determine if the claim is valid, and, if so, we will negotiate on behalf of the business to obtain compensation for financial losses. Most importantly, there is no fee for our service unless we win compensation.”

Any small business in the US that has suffered financial losses due to pandemic-related shutdowns or restrictions is eligible to apply. The assessment process is free, and there is no attorney fee unless the claim is successful. To learn more or to start the assessment process, visit

About VanDerGinst Law PC

VanDerGinst Law focuses almost exclusively on all types of plaintiff’s personal injury cases. The firm has office locations throughout Illinois and Iowa and handles serious-injury and wrongful-death cases throughout the country. The attorneys of VanDerGinst Law have been recognized by peers and review services as among the best in the nation in the area of personal injury law. For more information, visit

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