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LAWPRO Errors and Omissions Coverage

LAWPRO defends lawyers: “Lawyer not liable for transaction client completed after lawyer’s retainer ended’

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LAWPRO defends a wide variety of cases in any given year. In almost 80 per cent of the claims files we handle, there is ultimately no finding of negligence against the lawyer that was the subject of a claim. Occasionally, our work on a lawyer’s behalf is made easier by having compelling facts on our… Read More »

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LAWPRO defends lawyers: ‘Failure to insist on ILA not negligent where transaction clearly benefits client’

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LAWPRO defends a wide variety of cases in any given year. In almost 80 per cent of the claims files we handle, there is ultimately no finding of negligence against the lawyer that was the subject of a claim. Occasionally, our work on a lawyer’s behalf is made easier by having compelling facts on our… Read More »

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Wondering whether your practice structure could expose you to liability for other lawyers’ work?

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Lawyers working “in association” need to consider how they may be perceived by clients and the public, since those who hold themselves out as a law firm risk being treated as such by the courts and can expect to be held to the same conflict requirements as a law firm partnership. That’s according to a… Read More »

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Malpractice insurance in foreign jurisdictions: An update

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In the Fall 2011 issue of LAWPRO Magazine LAWPRO Magazine articles we highlighted malpractice insurance issues in other countries around the world. In the June 2014 issue we provide an overview of the recent experiences in England, Wales and Ireland, where a transition from mandatory programs to the open commercial market occurred. Click here (or… Read More »

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Changes to the 2014 LAWPRO insurance policy

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The October 2013 issue of LAWPRO Magazine highlights the changes to the LAWPRO insurance policy that will become effective for 2014. Click here for a full description of the changes and how they might impact you. Here’s a quick summary: Base premium for 2014: $3,350 (unchanged since 2011) $10,000 increase in deductible applied to certain… Read More »

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What work does my professional indemnity insurance coverage cover?

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Here at LAWPRO, it’s professional indemnity insurance renewal time, and Ontario lawyers are being asked to make decisions about deductibles, innocent party coverage, run-off coverage buy-up, and many other insurance issues. With all of the information to consider, it can be easy to lose sight of one of the most important issues of all: which… Read More »

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