Limitation of Actions - incorrect date of accident advised to solicitor

Jackson, Sheryl (2003) Limitation of Actions - incorrect date of accident advised to solicitor. Proctor, 23(8), p. 36.

Abstract

The decision of the Queensland Court of Appeal in Cormie v Orchard [2003] QCA 236 involved consideration of whether the respondent solicitor was liable in negligence for failing to commence proceedings within the applicable limitation period in circumstances where the solicitor had relied on the advice as to the date of injury nominated incorrectly but unequivocally by the client.

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ID Code: 73040
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
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Keywords: Limitation of Actions, whether solicitor required to check date if injury advised by client, no liability for professional negligence for failing to verify date of injury
ISSN: 1321-8794
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Litigation Adjudication and Dispute Resolution (180123)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2003 The author
Deposited On: 24 Jun 2014 23:01
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2014 23:01

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