TORONTO, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Co-operators and DAS Canada are pleased to announce a partnership that will see legal expense insurance included as part of the Prestige Plus coverage for high-value homes.
Legal expense insurance coverage for Prestige Plus policyholders will give them immediate and unlimited access to legal advice, as well as coverage for legal expenses related to things such as employment disputes, tax issues, property protection, and bodily injury.
Legal expense insurance is relatively new to the Canadian insurance market, and DAS Canada is pleased to partner with insurance carriers to create customized and innovative programs that add value to existing insurance portfolios and increase access to justice for Canadians.
"By partnering with DAS, The Co-operators have provided a valuable and important coverage to their clients and demonstrated that they are innovators in the insurance industry," said Barbara Haynes, CEO of DAS Canada.
"The legal advice and insurance coverage administered by DAS is one of the features that makes Prestige Plus so well suited for higher-value homes," said Kathy Bardswick, president and CEO of The Co-operators.
About DAS Canada:
DAS Canada is a full-service specialist in legal expense insurance. We empower individuals, business owners, groups and associations when they are faced with unexpected legal issues. A DAS policy offers clients financial protection against costly legal expenses, allowing them to defend and pursue their legal rights and giving them unlimited access to legal advice at any time. We are committed to building and leading the legal expense insurance market in Canada and creating access to affordable justice for all Canadians. DAS Canada is a subsidiary of DAS Group, the global leader in the $10 billion legal expense insurance market. For more information, please visit www.das.ca.
About The Co-operators:
The Co-operators Group Limited is a Canadian-owned co-operative with more than $34 billion in assets under administration. Through its group of companies it offers home, auto, life, group, travel, commercial and farm insurance, as well as investment products. The Co-operators is well known for its community involvement and its commitment to sustainability. The Co-operators is listed among the 50 Best Employers in Canada by Aon Hewitt, Corporate Knights' Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada, and the Top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations in Canada by Sustainalytics and Maclean's magazine. For more information visit www.cooperators.ca.
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SOURCE: DAS Canada
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