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Architects, Engineers, and Geoscientists Insurance

With over 25 years of direct expertise, Axis Insurance representatives are experts in Professional Liability Insurance. They are dedicated to supporting the insurance requirements of many professional service organizations including Architects, Engineers, and Geoscientists Insurance.

Operating your business is a difficult yet rewarding job, which is why it’s important to protect your hard work and long hours from legal claims arising out of your professional services. Professional liability coverage protects you and your business from claims that your typical general liability won’t cover.

Referred to as the “products liability” of the Services sector, professional liability coverage protects against liability and helps mitigate the cost of defence following a claim for an error, omission or negligence in the performance of professional services.

Axis Insurance is the exclusive appointed broker in British Columbia for XL Design Professionals Insurance Company, one of the largest insurers in North America for Architects’ and Engineers’ Professional Liability.

We are also a member of the PLAN (Professional Liability Agents Network), a select group of 50 Brokerages across Canada and the USA. PLAN members provide services to more than 15,000 architectural and engineering firms in North America.

We provide our clients:

  • Broad Professional Liability Insurance coverage for both the practice and project specific policies
  • Professional liability contract review
  • Loss Prevention seminars and workshops
  • Claim case studies
  • Webinars

Law Firm Insurance

Canadian law firms face a variety of unique risks: missing a limitations date, an electronic security breach exposing sensitive client data, wrongful dismissal of an employee, or a pipe bursting and needing to setup in a temporary office. Our team takes the worry out of placing your law firm insurance, so that you can focus on what you do best.

By combining Excess Professional Liability, your Business Office Package, Cyber Liability and Directors & Officers Liability, our program offers a reliable, comprehensive bundle of insurance products, backed by the best names in the insurance industry. We designed each of our products with the risks facing legal practitioners in mind. Each product is tailored to provide the most comprehensive coverage available at competitive rates. Our consultants are experts in the field, bringing years of experience working with some of the top law firms in the country.

Program Features

  • Excess follow form wording (Law Society of BC)
  • Dishonesty/Fidelity Coverage
  • Worldwide Coverage
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Outside Directorship Liability coverage
  • Foreign Law Society and Non-Canadian Law Endorsement
  • Optional Package – Property/Commercial General Liability coverage
  • Easy Application and quotation process
  • Competitive Pricing

Insurance for Insurance Brokerages

Insurance Brokerages take great responsibility in providing advice and council to their clients. The Axis Group’s Professional Liability representatives know that even insurance brokerages need insurance, and we’re here to help place coverage for brokers of all sizes, including office contents and general liability.

Our strong expertise and years of experience insures we are up to date with emerging risks facing Canadian industry. By partnering with the largest insurance companies in Canada we have access to the best coverage solutions on the market.

Life Agents Insurance

Every life agent works hard to deliver the very best to its clients. We all try to build a positive reputation and ensure our work keeps our clients returning. However, should something go wrong, your clients can turn to legal action to correct those mistakes, or seek compensation for them.

Whatever services you offer – whether it is life insurance or investment advice you are at risk of litigation, if you or your employees make a mistake, or your services fall below your clients’ expectations there may be legal repercussions. Such errors can cause financial and reputational losses for you and your company. Life agents insurance is a first line of defence against those risks.

Even if allegations are groundless, frivolous, or malicious, there can be a long and expensive litigation process to follow which may or may not lead to a settlement or judgment.

Errors and Omissions Insurance is a requirement of your license and your sponsor organization. Axis Insurance provides a broad insurance policy with competitive premiums.