I'm really having a hard time figuring out who to talk to about questions regarding liability insurance. Should I be talking with a lawyer, my provincial association, Engineer's Canada? I currently work for a consulting engineering firm in Canada, and the company is closing down at the end of the year. Now I'm wondering if I need to get my own liability insurance. I'm currently covered under the company's insurance, but once they are out of business what happens? I'm not sure if they will have tailing insurance (is this legally required by them?), but even if they do, I've heard that it only covers for a period of 7 years maximum. So what happens after that 7 years or if they don't ever get the tailing insurance? Could I potentially be sued personally?
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