Professional Liability Insurance

DC is pleased to offer professional liability insurance at a discount to members.  The fee for 2019-2020 is $72/year (plus provincial taxes).  This is a 10% reduction from 2018.

Here are some highlights of what’s covered as part of this insurance policy.  You can read more details about the coverage here.

  • Professional Liability Protection (Errors and Omissions insurance): provides coverage limited to $5,000,000 per claim and is designed to meet and exceed the standard laid out by the regulatory colleges. This policy includes full coverage for defense costs.
  • Commercial General Liability Insurance: provides $3,000,000 of additional protection. This coverage provides protection from bodily injury and property damage claims made against you and that fall outside of the scope of the Professional Liability policy. 
  • Legal Expense Reimbursement: provides reimbursement if you are summoned before any hearing before a regulatory board in Canada up to a limit of $50,000. Lost wages reimbursement up to $250 per day is covered should you be required to attend pre-trial, trial or appeal.
  • Criminal Defense Reimbursement: provides coverage up to a limit of $100,000.
  • Abused Patient Therapy and Counseling Coverage: provides coverage up to a limit of $10,000.
  • Cyber Security and Privacy Liability Extension: includes $50,000 for Network Security Liability, Privacy Liability and Electronic Media Liability in the event of a Cyber Breach that compromises your business or client data.
 
Contact Information:
  • For more information on the specifics of the program or to talk to an insurance professional, please contact:
  • DC Support - contactus@dietitians.ca
  • For PROLINK support please contact:
  • Leona Peterson (416-644-7706), leonap@prolink.insure
  • Peter McCabe (416-644-7730), peterm@prolink.insure