Page v. Barrister, (1972) 4 N.B.R.(2d) 645 (SCC)

JudgeMartland, Judson, Ritchie, Hall and Spence, JJ.
CourtSupreme Court of Canada
Case DateJuly 08, 1971
JurisdictionCanada (Federal)
Citations(1972), 4 N.B.R.(2d) 645 (SCC)

Page v. Barrister (1972), 4 N.B.R.(2d) 645 (SCC);

    4 R.N.-B.(2e) 645

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Page v. Barrister

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Supreme Court of Canada

Martland, Judson, Ritchie, Hall and Spence, JJ.

June 1, 1972.

Summary:

Résumé:

Appeal from a judgment of the New Brunswick Court of Appeal, July 8, 1971, 3 N.B.R.(2d) 773, arising out of an action for damages for professional negligence against a barrister and solicitor (Supreme Court of Canada).

Barristers and Solicitors - Topic 2584

Negligence - Re commencement and continuation of action - Failure of barrister to commence action for client within limitation period - Supreme Court of Canada dismissed appeal and held barrister liable for negligence for the amount of the probable judgment had the action been commenced in time.

Counsel:

R.C. Stevenson, Q.C., for appellant;

D.L. Smith, for respondents.

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  • Nadeau v. Rice, (1990) 109 N.B.R.(2d) 243 (CA)
    • Canada
    • New Brunswick Court of Appeal of New Brunswick
    • June 28, 1990
    ...passenger to pursue the alternative claim - See paragraphs 8 to 18. Cases Noticed: Page v. Barrister (1971), 3 N.B.R.(2d) 773; (1972), 4 N.B.R.(2d) 645, refd to. [para. Banks v. Reid, 4 C.C.L.T. 1, refd to. [para. 16]. Statutes Noticed: Motor Vehicle Act, R.S.N.B. 1973, c. M-17, sect. 268 [......
  • WCB v. Riggins, (1992) 131 A.R. 205 (CA)
    • Canada
    • Alberta Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • September 14, 1992
    ...S.C.R. 865, at 872; Page v. Barrister (1971), 3 N.B.R.(2d) 773; 20 D.L.R.(3d) 532, at 538 and 541 (C.A.), leave to appeal dismissed, 4 N.B.R.(2d) 645; 29 D.L.R.(3d) 386 (S.C.C.); Caisse populaire D'Inkerman Ltée v. Doiron (1985), 61 N.B.R.(2d) 123; 158 A.P.R. 123; 32 C.C.L.T. 73, at 102-103......
  • Aikmac Holdings Ltd. v. Loewen, (1993) 86 Man.R.(2d) 56 (QB)
    • Canada
    • Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench of Manitoba
    • April 7, 1993
    ...(1978), 7 C.C.L.T. 46 (Ont. H.C.), refd to. [para. 122]. Page v. Barrister (1971), 3 N.B.R.(2d) 773; 20 D.L.R.(3d) 532 (C.A.), affd. 4 N.B.R.(2d) 645; 29 D.L.R.(3d) 386, refd to. [para. 122]. Sykes v. Midland Bank Executor & Trustee Co., [1970] 2 All E.R. 471; [1971] 1 Q.B. 113, refd to......
3 cases
  • Nadeau v. Rice, (1990) 109 N.B.R.(2d) 243 (CA)
    • Canada
    • New Brunswick Court of Appeal of New Brunswick
    • June 28, 1990
    ...passenger to pursue the alternative claim - See paragraphs 8 to 18. Cases Noticed: Page v. Barrister (1971), 3 N.B.R.(2d) 773; (1972), 4 N.B.R.(2d) 645, refd to. [para. Banks v. Reid, 4 C.C.L.T. 1, refd to. [para. 16]. Statutes Noticed: Motor Vehicle Act, R.S.N.B. 1973, c. M-17, sect. 268 [......
  • WCB v. Riggins, (1992) 131 A.R. 205 (CA)
    • Canada
    • Alberta Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • September 14, 1992
    ...S.C.R. 865, at 872; Page v. Barrister (1971), 3 N.B.R.(2d) 773; 20 D.L.R.(3d) 532, at 538 and 541 (C.A.), leave to appeal dismissed, 4 N.B.R.(2d) 645; 29 D.L.R.(3d) 386 (S.C.C.); Caisse populaire D'Inkerman Ltée v. Doiron (1985), 61 N.B.R.(2d) 123; 158 A.P.R. 123; 32 C.C.L.T. 73, at 102-103......
  • Aikmac Holdings Ltd. v. Loewen, (1993) 86 Man.R.(2d) 56 (QB)
    • Canada
    • Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench of Manitoba
    • April 7, 1993
    ...(1978), 7 C.C.L.T. 46 (Ont. H.C.), refd to. [para. 122]. Page v. Barrister (1971), 3 N.B.R.(2d) 773; 20 D.L.R.(3d) 532 (C.A.), affd. 4 N.B.R.(2d) 645; 29 D.L.R.(3d) 386, refd to. [para. 122]. Sykes v. Midland Bank Executor & Trustee Co., [1970] 2 All E.R. 471; [1971] 1 Q.B. 113, refd to......