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Category: Insurance & Risk Management

Risk Assessment Visit

Risk Assessment Visits are 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 a...

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Do you need Excess Insurance?

CLIA’s Voluntary Excess Program (VEP) application process for 2019-2020 is opening on June 3rd, 2019 to ensure that you have time to complete the application and submit premium payments prior to the July 1st policy renewal. CLIA will be contacting those who purchased excess insurance in the past. Again this year, firms will complete their...

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Loss Prevention Tip #31

Loss Prevention Tip #31: A Few Good Tips Document your file It is important to adequately document your file. Keep your client advised of what you’re doing. Copy him/her with virtually everything. Confirm in writing instructions received and advice given. Whenever your client fails to follow your advice, document that in writing and keep that...

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Loss Prevention Tip #30

Loss Prevention Tip #30: Evaluating Potential Clients SCREEN YOUR CLIENTS AND CASES. One of the most effective ways to avoid an insurance claim is to carefully evaluate the potential client before you take the case. ASK THESE QUESTIONS FIRST: • Do you have a potential conflict of interest? • Do you have the expertise to...

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Notice – CLIA

The Canadian Lawyers Insurance Association (CLIA) is a reciprocal insurance exchange providing professional liability insurance to lawyers in nine Canadian provinces with its headquarters in Regina, Saskatchewan. CLIA’s nominating committee is seeking candidates for two volunteer board positions opening July 1, 2019. Candidates do not need to be lawyers but should have some of the...

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