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Welcome to the practicePRO program

The practicePRO program provides risk management, claims prevention and law practice management information to Ontario lawyers. Our resources, precedents and checklists will help you take proactive steps to avoid a legal malpractice claim, and show you how to grow a successful and thriving law practice.

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Your 2018 insurance program

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Quick summary: Base premium for 2018: $2,950 Part-time practice billing limit updated Innocent Party/Partner levy reduced No more civil litigation transaction levies for family law matters Civil litigation transaction levy increased to $100   Base premium stable The base premium for 2018 will remain unchanged at $2,950. Claims management and cost containment efforts are expected… Read More »

Categories: 2017 September - Insurance Issue 2018, Articles, Content Type, Errors & Omissions, LAWPRO policy

For your protection: Credit card payments are now online-only

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Beginning with the current renewal season, credit card payments for LAWPRO premiums and levies will be accepted only via our secure online payment portal operated by Moneris. Using a third party expert to store your credit card information enhances the privacy of your information and meets the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. LAWPRO has… Read More »

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2018 insurance coverage for exempt lawyers

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• in-house corporate counsel • government lawyers, educators and others not in active private practice • retired lawyers, estate trustees, emeritus lawyers, judges and others no longer practising law • legal aid clinic lawyers (not directly employed by Legal Aid Ontario) • lawyers who engage in only occasional practice in Ontario and are resident in… Read More »

Categories: 2017 September - Insurance Issue 2018, Articles, Content Type, Errors & Omissions

2018 insurance coverage for lawyers in private practice, sole practitioners and lawyers in association or partnership

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Standard insurance coverage The base program Eligibility: Required of all lawyers¹ providing services in private practice.² Coverage limit: $1 million per claim/$2 million in the aggregate (i.e., for all claims made in 2018), applicable to claim expenses, indemnity payments and/or costs of repairs together. Standard deductible: $5,000 per claim, applicable to claim expenses, indemnity payments… Read More »

Categories: 2017 September - Insurance Issue 2018, Articles, Content Type

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