EDMONTON, Alberta – Peace Hills Insurance is proud to announce a new partnership with DAS Canada to protect Homeowner, Condo, and Tenant policyholders when they are faced with an unforeseen legal life event. Legal Expense Insurance is a new coverage that provides policyholders with financial protection against significant legal expenses, and empowers them with unlimited access to a telephone Legal Advice Helpline, where they can obtain general advice on any legal issue.
“We are pleased to partner with DAS Canada to offer such a unique product like Legal Expense Insurance. It is a great point of differentiation for our brokers to offer their clients when recommending Peace Hills Insurance. The additional layer of protection in our personal property coverage helps us better care for our insureds in a society with increasingly complex legal matters,” said Chad Shurnaik, Vice President of Underwriting and Marketing. “While Legal Expense Insurance is currently only available in Alberta, we have plans to roll it out to the rest of the areas we serve shortly.”
Partnering with DAS Canada, this comprehensive coverage is being added to Peace Hills Insurance personal lines property policies in Alberta effective December 1, 2017. Legal Expense Insurance coverage will be included in all Peace Hills Condo and Tenant, Homeowner, and seasonal policies.
"DAS is delighted to be entering into partnership with Peace Hills Insurance to include Legal Expense Insurance (LEI) coverage within their policies,” said Alex Manning, the Director of Corporate Partnerships of DAS Canada. “Through the LEI coverage from Peace Hills, Alberta customers will enjoy access to unlimited general legal advice, plus financial coverage for a range of everyday legal events. The Peace Hills partnership reaffirms our vision to provide all Canadians with access to justice."
About Peace Hills Insurance
Peace Hills Insurance is a licensed, general insurance company, which has been insuring Western Canadians since 1982. Committed to exceptional claims service, PHI is dedicated to providing courteous and efficient service. Peace Hills employs over 200 staff who serve over 478 broker offices across British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon Territory.
About DAS Canada
DAS Canada is a full-service specialist in Legal Expense Insurance. Working with brokers and insurer partners across the nation, we empower group and association members, individuals, and business owners when they face unexpected legal issues. A DAS policy offers customers financial protection against costly legal expenses, allows them to defend and pursue their legal rights, and gives them unlimited access to general legal advice at any time. We lead the Legal Expense Insurance market in Canada and are committed to creating access to justice for Canadians. DAS Canada is part of DAS Group, the global market leader in Legal Expense Insurance and a subsidiary of ERGO – the primary insurer of the Munich Re Group. Legal Expense Insurance is underwritten by DAS Legal Protection Insurance Company Limited. To learn more, please visit www.das.ca