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Category: Insurance & Risk Management


Email Scams

Below is a sample of the most recent fraudulent email scams. You will also find a list of names associated to the various types of email scams which continue to be circulated to our members locally here. You will note that these scams evolve, primarily by changing names and yet retain a common theme: they...

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Email Scams

Below is a sample of the most recent fraudulent email scam. You will also find a list of names associated to the various types of email scams which continue to be circulated to our members here. Separation Agreement Scam A number of members notified us that they received an email from the purported Hania Marmon, Hania...

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The Law Society’s New Professionals’ Assistance Program

Until now, the Professionals’ Assistance Program has been jointly sponsored by the Law Society and the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association. Recently the relationship ended and the Law Society decided to obtain a new provider for counseling services to its members and their families. The new service provider is Homewood Human Solutions. Homewood has more...

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Excess Professional Liability Insurance Option

Lawyers in Newfoundland and Labrador have mandatory insurance coverage of $1 million. Recent claims experience demonstrates that for many members, $1 million in insurance coverage is no longer sufficient, especially when the mandatory limit not only includes damages but also defence costs. Costs to defend claims are ever-increasing. Lawyers and law firms without excess insurance...

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Lawyers Insurance Programme

Potential insurance claims are to be reported by completing and faxing to the Lawyers Insurance Program a CLIA Claim Reporting Form. The form is attached for your information. A member with a claim enquiry may phone 722-6008, a dedicated claim reporting line and speak to Janice Ringrose the Insurance Administrator or may fax to 722-7008...

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