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Barristers and solicitors - Negligence - In conduct of action - Consequences of negligence

Thursday, March 16, 2017 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the defendant, McLean, from a judgment in a solicitor’s negligence action. Cross-appeal by the plaintiffs, the Jarbeaus, from the judgment and costs award. The plaintiffs purchased a new home from a developer that leaked due to a failure to meet building code standards. The plaintiffs retained the defendant solicitor to sue those responsible for building and selling them a defective home. The defendant sued the developer, the City and the warranty corporation, but failed to sue the engineer within the limitation period. The defendant...