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Category: Insurance & Risk Management


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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