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LAWPRO Magazine: 2017 February Neuroscience

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Does a big claim scare you?

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Excess insurance from LawPRO can give you peace of mind 1. What is excess coverage? Excess coverage is insurance that covers (for eligible claims) losses in excess of those covered under Ontario lawyers’ mandatory professional indemnity coverage, up to a limit chosen by the insured. Unlike the primary layer of coverage, under which the lawyer… Read More »

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Does my LawPRO insurance cover assumed risks?

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There are different types of risks that can lead to claims against lawyers: those that develop from errors or omissions, those that arise through intentional wrongdoing, and those that lawyers willingly accept for themselves. A lawyer’s professional indemnity (E&O) policy is intended to respond to claims arising from a lawyer’s error, omission or negligent act… Read More »

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It’s easier than ever to jump into Twitter

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There are two common statements by people who don’t want to sign up for Twitter: “I don’t have anything to say” and “I don’t know who to follow.” In recent years the social media app has put a lot of effort into making it easier for new users to jump right in and take part…. Read More »

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Editorial: Who or what is really making our decisions?

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The room was abuzz. Audience members were whispering questions and asking how to apply the new information in their offices. The event was a Law Society of Upper Canada Continuing Professional Development program entitled Neuroscience and Behavioural Economics for Legal Practitioners and I don’t remember sensing as much engagement in other recent events I have… Read More »

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The offices of LAWPRO are located on the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, Anishnabeg, Chippewa, Haudenosaunee and Wendat peoples. Toronto is covered by Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit. LAWPRO respects and acknowledges the histories, languages, knowledge systems, and cultures of First Nations, Metis, and Inuit nations.

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