SWG News and Articles

Legal Expense Insurance Picks Up Where Liability Coverage Leaves Off

  Legal Expense Insurance (LEI) protects your clients from the potential legal fees and expenses associated with their unique business activities. Providing indemnity for costs such as these is what differentiates LEI when it comes to specified legal matters not generally covered by commercial or professional liability insurance. By partnering with providers like STERLON Legal

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Brokers Award South Western Insurance a 5-Star MGA Ranking

According to Insurance Business Canada, MGAs are instrumental in giving retail brokers the specialized skills and access they need to service their clients well. Which is why the organization has taken to conducting an annual broker survey to determine which MGAs stand out from the rest. This will be the second time that South Western

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Become indispensable to high-net-worth clients

As well as demanding a high level of customer service and broker attention, high-net-worth individuals also require insurance products that fit their specific, and sometimes unique, needs. The reality is that wealthy clients need a different level of service and, luckily for brokers, Canadian carriers have stepped up to the plate to provide top level

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How to profit from the high-value homeowners space

Although it is a rapidly expanding and potentially lucrative market segment, the high-value homeowners space can be difficult to break into. In many cases, the coverage is purchased by clients in the upper echelons of society; people who are known to be loyal to the insurance professionals who work on their behalf. For both brokers

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Why Canada’s Brokers Count on South Western Insurance to Protect Their Reputations in Western Canada

As an insurance broker, your professional services expose you to liability on a regular basis. If a client believes that your actions have caused them financial loss, many will not hesitate to initiate a claim against you. South Western Insurance Group Limited’s Brokers’ Errors and Omissions Insurance (Brokers’ E&O) is offered in Western Canada and

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Brokers Breathe A Sigh Of Relief

The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal has just limited the scope of the standard of care applicable to insurance brokers. The court recently released its decision in Marsh Canada Ltd. v. Grafton Connor Property Inc, partially reversing the lower court’s decision, which had been widely seen as expanding the scope of the standard of care applicable

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Tips for Tats: Total Coverage for Tattoo Shops

Tattooing and body piercing is a rapidly developing industry. A Market Data Enterprises report states that it grew at 9.5% in 2014 and is expected to continue growing at an accelerated rate in the coming years. As the market matures, tattoo shops have come to realize that they need not take unnecessary risks when liability

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