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LAWPRO Errors and Omissions Coverage

Clarification re: “The profession’s dirty little secret”

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On March 4, 2013, an article titled “The profession’s dirty little secret” appeared in The Law Times. We feel that portions of the article confuse the distinction between errors and omissions insurance and client compensation funds. We also feel the article gives readers the incorrect impression that a large portion of LAWPRO’s claims expenses are… Read More »

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Pro bono? But I’m in-house…

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In a recent article for Canadian Lawyer, Gillian Marriott, executive director of Pro Bono Law Alberta encouraged lawyers working as in-house counsel to consider providing pro bono legal services. Corporate counsel sometimes hesitate to consider pro bono work, not due to any lack of empathy for the plight of those who need legal services they… Read More »

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What is a claims-made-and-reported policy?

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The following is a sidebar to the article ‘Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: Insurance Implications of Lawyer Transfers and Practice Structures’, which appeared in the January 2012 edition of LAWPRO Magazine. Not all insurance policies work the same way. One factor that differs is how a policy that is renewed annually “matches” claims to policy years…. Read More »

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Excess Malpractice Insurance: Do you have sufficient coverage?

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One area of insurance coverage that deserves special attention is excess insurance. It provides an additional layer of insurance protection should your defence and indemnity payments exceed the $1 million per claim/$2 million in the aggregate limits provided by the primary LAWPRO insurance program. Why should you consider buying Excess insurance? Consider these facts: One… Read More »

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Answers To Your Questions About LAWPRO’s New Enhanced Fraud Coverage

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We have received various questions and comments on the enhanced coverage for counterfeit certified cheques and bank drafts that we are providing under the 2010 LAWPRO insurance program and policy. To respond to those questions and comments, we’ve prepared an extensive list of FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) that help explain this new enhanced coverage>, and… Read More »

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