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When you have a claim through legal expense insurance under OPIP your legal costs are covered, including lawyer's fees, disbursements, court costs, expert witness fees, and adverse costs should the judge deem you responsible to pay the other party's legal costs.In addition, a Legal Expense Insurance policy gives you unlimited access to general legal advice for any legal question. All you have to do is pick up the phone, even if the issue under discussion is not covered by your policy. Many legal situations can be prevented or diffused when legal advice is given in the early stages, but 63% of Canadians say that cost prevents them from meeting with a lawyer to discuss a legal situation. The OMA legal expense insurance policy provides peace of mind and the power to take action.Our Legal Expense Insurance policy offers coverage for a variety of common legal events, such as:
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2Access to Justice or Exposure to Debt: Understanding a difficult choice for Canadians: DAS Canada whitepaper, May 2014
3Access to Justice or Exposure to Debt: Understanding a difficult choice for Canadians: DAS Canada whitepaper, May 2014