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Category: Insurance & Risk Management

Loss Prevention Tip #18: Holding Law Firm Data for Ransom

Ransomware attacks continue to affect many lawyers across the country. Ransomware attacks are a form of “digital blackmail” that: “…will systematically scramble the files on the victim’s computer, locking them with a digital key to which only the criminal has access. Victims are then unable to read the files, which could potentially cripple a business,...

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Homewood Health Holiday Campaign

As noted in an earlier post, Homewood Health, your Professional Assistance Program provider, launched their 2017 Holiday Campaign in December, 2017. The campaign provided two pre-holiday articles in December which were previously circulated. Two post-holiday articles are to be released in January. The first article entitled “Preparing for the New Year: Maintaining Your Mental Health”...

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Notice to Members: Beware of Email Fraud and Scams

Lawyers in all areas of practice continue to be the frequent targets of bad cheque scams. These scams involve debt collections, business loans, IP licensing disputes or spousal support payments. Don’t be complacent and think you will never be fooled. These frauds are getting more sophisticated. The matters will look legitimate, the fraudsters will be...

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Risk Assessment Visits

Risk Assessment Visits are now available to members. The purpose of the Risk Assessment Visit is to offer firms, especially solo and small firms (2-5 members) a free, confidential service to assist in identifying areas of risk that have potential to result in claims under the Lawyers’ Insurance Programme. The Visit is designed to be...

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Loss Prevention Tip #17

Loss Prevention Tip #17: Become a Successful Delegatee From an insurance risk and management perspective, we cannot express often enough the importance of effective communication. We remind lawyers about the importance of properly documenting their files and to provide clear instruction to their associates and support staff when delegating work. But what can you do...

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