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Burns & Wilcox Canada Offers Errors & Omissions Coverage for Legal Professionals

November 28, 2013   by Burns & Wilcox Canada

Burns & Wilcox Canada

Focused solution provides protection for lawyers and paralegals who may not be able to get coverage elsewhere

Toronto, ON [November 28, 2013] – Burns & Wilcox Canada today highlighted its Errors and Omissions policies protecting legal professionals from liability when clients claim they haven’t performed to expectation. The coverage includes protection from claims of negligence, poor performance, errors in judgment and any omissions.

“While many legal professionals secure their insurance through professional societies and associations, there are specialized circumstances when they are ineligible for coverage,” said Gary Hirst, National Director, Burns & Wilcox Canada. “Burns & Wilcox Canada can work with brokers to ensure that their lawyer and paralegal clients have the coverage that they need.”

Errors and Omissions insurance can cover defense costs outside the limits available and can be combined with General Liability coverage in a package policy for many classes.

When clients work with Burns & Wilcox Canada, they have the confidence in knowing they have the security of A.M. Best “A-” or better rated carriers.

For more information on Errors and Omissions coverages, please contact:

  • Maia Espejo
  • Senior Professional Liability Manager
  • Burns & Wilcox Canada
  • Tel: 416.774.2477
  • Email:


About Burns & Wilcox Canada

Burns & Wilcox Canada is a leading wholesale broker and underwriting manager for the retail brokerage community. Burns & Wilcox Canada leverages both Canadian domestic insurers as well as international carriers, including Lloyd’s underwriters. With access to a broad range of specialty products including commercial lines, professional liability and personal insurance, the company offers unrivaled service and access to an international network, giving brokers a competitive edge for facilitating trans-border business for Canadian clients. With offices in Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary and St. John’s, Burns & Wilcox Canada is part of the Kaufman Financial Group.

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About Burns & Wilcox and the Kaufman Financial Group

Burns & Wilcox is the industry’s largest privately-held wholesale broker and underwriting manager. Burns & Wilcox has more than 40 offices across the United States, Canada and London and employs more than 1,000 professionals. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Metro Detroit, Burns & Wilcox is internationally recognized for its insurance brokerage and underwriting expertise in commercial and professional liability, property, marine and personal insurance.

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