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Category: Insurance & Risk Management

Loss Prevention Tip #47: Get Cyber Safe 

Get Cyber Safe is a national public awareness campaign created to inform Canadians about cyber security and the simple steps we can take to protect ourselves online. Members may find helpful tips at Get Cyber Safe Guide for Small and Medium Businesses. Learn how to stay safe on-line by: Securing your accounts and learning how...

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Loss Prevention Tip #46

Four Tips for Curing the Common Claim 1. Document your client’s decision not to pursue viable causes of action for ‘personal’ reasons. What if your client tells you not to name as a defendant the company his wife works for, but then gets a divorce? Will you be able to prove that he instructed you...

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Loss Prevention Tip #45: Think Before you Click!

We know of a few law firms that recently had their entire computer system infected with ransomware where they were blocked from accessing their computers, client lists, emails, financial information and other digital files until they paid a ransom in Bitcoin. The cause of the breach was likely a lawyer or employee clicking on a...

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Risk Assessment Visits Available to All 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 a constructive, friendly, confidential meeting that can identify and remediate...

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