PRINCETON, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 11, 2013) - Frank Cowan Company and DAS Canada are pleased to announce an agreement that will see legal expense insurance coverage included within municipalities, Children's Aid Societies and specialty program policies across Canada, effective September 10th, 2013.

Legal expense insurance coverage will give the policyholders of Frank Cowan Company and its network of brokers convenient and immediate access to professional legal counsel, as well as expense coverage should they be faced with unexpected legal issues.

"We've been interested in DAS's legal expense insurance product for quite some time and have worked to get the best coverage possible, while addressing the varied needs of our municipalities and children's aid clients," said Stephen Imrie, VP Underwriting, Frank Cowan Company.

"Working with the Frank Cowan team, we were able to tailor our product to meet the specific needs of their broad spectrum of clientele across Canada," said Barbara Haynes, CEO, DAS Canada.

About DAS Canada

DAS Legal Protection Insurance Company Limited (DAS Canada) is a subsidiary of DAS Group, the global leader in the ten billion dollar legal expense insurance market. DAS Group is based in Germany and is a subsidiary of ERGO, Munich Re's primary insurer in Europe and Asia. DAS Canada is committed to bringing a fresh, modern approach to the marketplace, combining a forward-thinking attitude with almost a century of expertise. A full-service specialist in legal expense insurance, DAS Canada offers access to affordable justice for individuals, groups and small and mid-sized businesses. Policies are available across Canada. For more information, please visit

About Frank Cowan Company

Frank Cowan Company is a Canadian leader in providing specialized insurance programs, including risk management and claims services for municipalities and public service, healthcare, education, community, children's and social service organizations across Canada. Proven industry knowledge, gained through over 85 years of partnering with insurance companies and independent brokers, gives Frank Cowan Company the ability to effectively manage the necessary risk, advisory and claims services for both standard and complex issues.

Frank Cowan Company's head office is located in Princeton, Ontario with a branch office in Cambridge, Ontario. Clients and broker partners receive support out of both locations.

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Contact Information:

Frank Cowan Company
Caryn McLean
1-800-265-4000 ext. 55344

For DAS Canada
Patrick McCaully
416-855-9427 x-301