Legal Expense Insurance from Axis gives you the best service, advice and coverage.
Legal representation is expensive. The average hourly rate for lawyers across Canada is approximately $360. If you think that’s expensive then consider the costs for a two day civil action trial. It can be anywhere between $18,185 and $62,843. Even the cost to fight a traffic ticket is about $300.
That’s a lot of money. And that’s why it’s worth considering taking out a Protect & Defend legal expenses insurance policy from Axis Insurance. Legal expense insurance reduces your stress and uncertainty and provides an affordable way for you to access the justice system.
Thanks to our unique legal expense insurance coverage options, you can exercise your legal rights knowing that you will be guided every step of the way, and that your legal expenses will be covered.
In Canada even a successful party in court may be required to pay a portion of the legal expenses incurred. For example, a judge may order an unsuccessful party to pay a percentage of the actual legal fees leaving the successful party to meet the shortfall.
With legal expense insurance, those and other expenses related to pursuing your legal rights are covered. It’s more than a policy; it’s empowerment, knowing that you have full access to professional legal counsel and expense coverage when and if you need it.
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