Professional Liability Insurance

i.  General information

Three types of insurance are available from our insurance provider, McFarlan Rowlands Insurance Brokers.

  • Malpractice/Errors & Omissions Liability
  • Commercial General Liability
  • Disciplinary Hearing

Details from McFarlan Rowlands:

ii.  Information specific to the OAPA Liability Insurance Program

Administered by: McFarlan Rowlands Insurance Brokers

Sponsored by: Ontario Association of Psychological Associates

  • Eligibility
  • Enrollment
  • Claims


Liability Program

  • Malpractice Liability Insurance
  • Disciplinary Hearing Coverage
  • Commercial General Liability Insurance


  • All members of O.A.P.A. employed in Canada may enroll.
  • Provides additional coverage over employer-related plans. Coverage provided through your place of employment may not cover all circumstances and conditions provided under the policy.
  • Reasonable expenses in assisting the insurance company in defence of a claim against you are also covered.
  • The malpractice and disciplinary hearing coverages are written on a claims- made form and hence provides coverage for claims reported during the policy period.
  • The Commercial General Liability is written on an occurrence form providing coverage for claims, which occur during the policy period.
  • Malpractice and General Liability Coverage is designed to defend a claim, action or suit against the individual insured including legal fees and court costs.
  • Group Rated Premiums.
  • Efficient claims procedure, investigation and defence of a claim.
  • Reduced rates for retired participants.
  • Pro Bono Legal Advice Hotline
    • Provided through Bell, Temple: 1-888-263-8600. When you call please let them know that you are a McFarlan Rowlands insurance policy holder. We have access to a 30 minute pro bono consultation. When you are connected with the lawyer he or she will ask for your Policy, which is generic to the OAPA and is 554705940. You will also be asked to provide your certificate number which is on your insurance document, right under the policy number.

For more information, contact:

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Bell, Temple
Barristers & Solicitors
1300 – 393 University Ave
Toronto, ON, M5G 1E6
Toll free: 1-888-263-8600
Tel: 416.581.8215
Fax: 416.596.0952

For more information, click: McFarlan Rowlands Insurance Brokers, or contact:

McFarlan Rowlands Insurance Brokers

380 York Street

London ON N6B 1P9


Telephone: (519) 679-5440

Toll-Free: (877) 679-5440

Fax: (519) 679-9744

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