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Nov 17, 2017 – This Schedule is prepared as a guide for legal practitioners on the limitation periods which apply to causes of action instituted in South Australia.
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Apr 17, 2015 – Adherence to time limits - both in relation to commencing proceedings and once proceedings are issued - is one of the most important areas of practice and one where the Courts are interpreting time limits more strictly than before.
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Nov 16, 2014 – A recent decision of the Full Court of the Supreme Court of South Australia has considered the meaning of “material fact” in an application for extension of time in personal injury matters. Section 36 of the Limitation of Actions Act 1936 (SA) (“th
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Mar 16, 2016 – “Time problems” form a significant portion of the claims and complaints made against legal practitioners – and those problems do not stop once proceedings are issued. Serving proceedings within time is also important.
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Nov 17, 2017 – Claims based on missing a time limitation continue to be the single greatest cause of claims against practitioners, in particular with respect to issuing proceedings in motor vehicle accidents matters.
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Jun 16, 2014 – Set out below are claims and complaints by practice and root cause that have presented at Law Claims in recent times. Claims that arise from a failure to meet critical dates or respond to client deadlines affect all areas of practice. The number a
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Jun 25, 2018 – Links and resources for commencing and managing your practice