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" It will be sufficient, to decide this case, that whenever an attorney disobeys the lawful instructions of his client, and a loss ensues, for that loss the attorney is responsible. "
Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial ... - Page 52
by Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court - 1864
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A Digested Index to the Modern Reports, of the Courts of Common ..., Volume 1

Nicholas Baylies, Sir Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, John Ilderton Burn - Law reports, digests, etc - 1814
...rule of January term, 1709, as to filing security for costs. Frary v. Dakin. 8 Johns. Rep. 333. 23. Whenever an attorney disobeys the lawful instructions of his client, and a loss ensues, the attorney i* responsible for such loss. Gilbert v. Williams. 8 Mass. 51. VI. Other Points relative...
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A Digest of the Laws of England, Volume 1

Sir John Comyns, Anthony Hammond, Thomas Day - Law - 1824
...8 Mass. Rep. 51. and Dearborn ~. Dearborn. 15 Mass. Rep. 316. the general principle was recognized, that whenever an attorney disobeys the lawful instructions of his client, and a loss ensues, the attorney is responsible for it. \ As if he sign a judgment before the rules expire, whereby the...
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A treatise on the civil jurisdiction of justices of the peace in ..., Volume 1

Esek Cowen - History - 1841
...nonsuit was obtained against the client, is not, of itself, evidence of negligence in the attorney.(u) Whenever an attorney disobeys the lawful instructions of his client, and a loss ensues, the attorney is responsible for the damages occasioned by such loss.(w) But in other cases he is not...
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Questions and Answers on Law: Alphabetically Arranged. With ..., Volume 3

Asa Kinne - Law - 1853
...v. Dearborn, 15 Mass., 316. Iluntinglon v. Ruinnil, 3 Day, 390. Bracket v. Norton, 4 Conn., 517. And whenever an attorney disobeys the lawful instructions of his client, and a loss ensues, the attorney is responsible for the loss. — Gilbert v. Williams, 8 Mass., 51. And where two attorneys...
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The Practice in Courts of Justice in England and the United States, Volume 2

Conway Robinson - Actions and defenses - 1855
...Parker v. Rolls, 14 Id. 691, 78 Eng. Com. Law Rep. 208, 691, 28 Eng. Law & Eq. 424. In Massachusetts, whenever an attorney disobeys the lawful instructions of ^his client, and a loss ensues, the attorney is responsible for that loss. Gilbert v. Williams, 8 Mass. 57. If a note be put in the...
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A Practical Treatise on the Law of Contracts Not Under Seal: And Upon the ...

Joseph Chitty - Contracts - 1855 - 979 pages
...is liable to his client for the injury sustained by him. Dearborn v. Dearborn, 15 Mass. Я1Й. Where an attorney disobeys the lawful instructions of his client, and a loss ensues, he is responsible for the loss. Gilbert v. Williams, 8 .Mass. 01. See Smith c. Brewster, 7 i'ick. ]:j",...
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The Practice of the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas, in ..., Volume 1

William Tidd, Francis Joseph Troubat, Asa Israel Fish - Civil procedure - 1856 - 1550 pages
...Cre3. 697. 5 Dowl. & Ryl. 389, SC 3 Bing. 70. 10 Moore, 360, SC but see 8 Moore, 208. [A] Perhaps, whenever an attorney disobeys the lawful instructions of his client, and a loss ensues, he is responsible for that loss to its actual extent. Gilbert v. Williams, 8 Mass. 61. But he is not...
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AN ESSAY ON PROFESSIONAL ETHICS

GEORGE SHARSWOOD - 1860
...can only satisfy the truly conscientious practitioner. But what are the limits of his duty when the attorney disobeys the lawful instructions of his client,...ensues, for that loss the attorney is responsible. Gilbert v. Williams, 8 Mass. 57. If the holder of a note place it in the hands of an attorney-at-law,...
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Digest of the decisions of the courts of common law and admiralty ..., Volume 1

Theron Metcalf, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins, George Ticknor Curtis - History - 1860
...against the former, he is estopped to deny that he is attorney. ffFarland v. Crary, 8 Cow. 253. 168. Whenever an attorney disobeys the lawful instructions of his client, and a loss ensues, the attorney is responsible for that loss. Gilbert v. Williams, 8 Mass. 51. 169. Where he is chargeable...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 2, Parts 3-4

Sir William Blackstone, George Sharswood - Law - 1860
...the one capacity or the other. The attorney is liable for want of ordinary care and skill. When he disobeys the lawful instructions of his client, and a loss ensues, for that loss he is responsible. But a client has no right to control his attorney in the due and orderly conduct...
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