Professional Liability Insurance
protects Mediators and Arbitrators from incidents arising from services rendered as a
Mediator or Arbitrator, subject to the terms, conditions and exclusions under the policy. It protects you for
liability arising from negligence while rendering or failure to render professional services or
for damages resulting from negligent acts, errors or
omissions in the conduct of professional services in Arbitration Proceedings, Dispute Resolution Services, Domestic
Relations Disputes and/or Parenting Coordination.
Mediators need Professional Liability insurance
to cover their services which could be any of the following:
Child Protection Mediation
Family Law information
Information and Referral Coordination
Special Advocate Services
Provides coverage for Damages resulting from negligent acts, errors
or omissions in the conduct of professional services in Mediating Domestic Relations Disputes, Cost of
defense even where the insured is found at fault, Prior acts coverage claims arising from acts, errors or
omissions committed or alleged to have been committed prior to the inception date of the insurance and which
are unknown at the time of the insurance application.
Staff at no additional cost ( includes
secretaries, clerks, etc.).
Volunteers can be included for coverage.
Prior Acts Coverage for claims arising from acts, errors or omissions committed
or alledged to have been committed prior to the inception date of the policy.
Costs of Defense is provided the Insured even of alleged dishonest, fraudulent,
criminal or intentionally wrongful acts or omissions.
Optional ” Add-on” Coverage is available
All types of mediation service (business, community, etc.)
Counsellors Professional Liability Insurance
Parent Coordination services
Training and supervising of mediators in training
Fact Finding services
Mandatory Information Program (MIP)
Information Referral Coordination (IRC)
Extended claims reporting period
Unauthorized Practice of Law
at $220 for $1,000,000 per claim / $1,000,000 annual aggregate Coverage is effected with certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London, England. Our specialty is Professional Liability
Insurance for the Family Mediation.
To read an informative article on the liability faced by
arbitrators and mediators, please click
To Apply for
To receive an application and premium
rates for Mediators Professional Liability Insurance please download the appropriate application for your
Family Mediation Canada Family Mediation Can app.pdf
Ontario Association of Family Meditors
Arbitrators and Mediators OAFM App.pdf
ADR, Mediate BC and Non-Association
members and other provinces Non-Association Can
Paul D. Holman, B.A.(Hons), CAIB, CRM, RIB(Ont.)
Holman Insurance Brokers, Ltd.
3100 Steeles Ave. East, Suite 101
Markham ON L3R 8T3
Phone: 905-886-5630 Fax