[Linux-aus] Legal Eagle question
dlloyd at microbits.com.au
Mon Aug 11 14:21:02 UTC 2003
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> I have a question for any 'legal eagles':
> Assuming a law firm accepts a case on a contingency basis, but it is
> subsequently shown that the client has deliberately, or through lack of
> due diligence, mis-represented the case, could the law firm sue their
> former client?
You can sue anyone for anything regardless of whether you'll win or not. For
example, I could sue you for giving me the cold I had last year but it would
hardly stand up. In fact, a judge might throw it out and award you damages
for my being so stupid.
The question we need to ask, though is:
"Would it be worth the law firm suing the company who contracted them?"
It depends on a case by case basis. It depends on the exact wording of the
contract and so forth.
The answer--in my humble opinion--is "yes" but the real question is: "Is it
Ce soir je vais coucher avec un chouchou!
Oh la la!
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