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LAWPRO Errors and Omissions Coverage

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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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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