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The Liability of an Attorney for Erroneous Advice [Munson Prize Thesis]

William Bradford Bosley
The Yale Law Journal
Vol. 4, No. 2 (Dec., 1894), pp. 65-76
DOI: 10.2307/783724
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  • 1
    This reference contains 3 citations:
    • Cooley on Torts, 565-8, 2d ed.
    • 2 Kent Com. 485
    • 2 Parsons on Contracts, 778-9
  • 2
    Domat's Civil Law by Strahan, Cushing's ed. ? II37.
  • 3
    Domat's Civil Law, sufira: Cooley on Torts, 555, 556, 2d ed.
  • 4
    This reference contains 2 citations:
    • Shearman and Redfield on Negligence, 4th ed., vol. II., ? 557
    • 19Amer. Law Rev.677
  • 5
    This reference contains 5 citations:
    • Swinfen v. Chelmsford, 5 Hurl. & N. 890, 924 (i86o)
    • Pitt v. Yalden, 4 Burr. 2060 (I767)
    • Shearman and Red- field on the Law of Negligence, 4th ed., vol. II., ? 557
    • 28 Amer. Law Reg. 537, note
    • Purves v. Landell, I2 Cl. & F. 9i.
  • 6
    This reference contains 3 citations:
    • Babbitt v. Bumpus (73 Mich. 331), i6 Amer. St. Rep. 585, 588
    • Doster v. Scully, 27 Fed. Rep. 782
    • Purves v. Landell, I2 Clark & F. 9i
  • 8
    This reference contains 3 citations:
    • Purves v. Landell, I2 Clark & F. 9i
    • Doster v. Scully, 27 Fed. R. 782
    • Babbitt v. Bumpus (73 Mich. 330, i6 Amer. St. Rep. 585.
  • 9
    This reference contains 4 citations:
    • 3 Black. Com. i63, i64
    • National Savings Bank v. Ward, ioo U. S. I95
    • Dundee Mortgage, etc., Co. v. Hughes, 20 Fed. R. 39
    • infra
  • 10
    This reference contains 29 citations:
    • 3 Black. CoM. 26, note 4 in Cooley's 3d ed.
    • 3 Black. Com. i64, note io, same ed.
    • National Savings Bank v. Ward, ioo U. S. I95
    • Dundee Mortgage, etc., Co. v. Hughes, 20 Fed. R. 39
    • Cox v. Sullivan, 5o Amer. Dec. 386 (7 Ga. I44)
    • Goodman v. Walker (30 Ala. 482), 68 Amer. Dec. 134
    • Pennington's Ex'rs v. Yell (II Ark. 212), 52 Amer. Dec. 262
    • Fitch v. Scott [3 How. (Miss.) 3I4], 34 Amer. Dec. 86
    • Gambert v. Hart, 44 Cal. 542
    • 34 Amer. Dec. 89, note
    • Citizen's Loan, etc., Ass'n v. Friedley (I23 Ind. I43), i8 Amer. St. Rep. 320
    • Babbitt v. Bumpus (73 Mich. 331), i6 Amer. St. Rep. 585, 588
    • Ahlhauser v. Butler et al., 57 Fed. Rep. I2I
    • 28 Amer, Law Reg. 536, note
    • Thomas v. Schee, 8o Iowa 237
    • Cochrane v. Little (7I Md. 323), iS AtI. Rep. 698
    • Cooley on Torts 648-650
    • Parker v. Rolls, I4 C. B. 69I
    • Holmes v. Peck, i R. I. 242
    • Dearborn v. Dearborn, i5 Mass. 316
    • Varnum v. Martin, i5 Pick. 44o
    • A. B.'s Estate, i Tuck. 247 (N. Y. Surrogate)
    • Whitney v. Martine, 88 N. Y. 535, 538
    • Shearman & Redfield on Negligence, Vol. II., ?? 558-9
    • Pitt v. Yalden, 4 Burr. 2060
    • Godefroy v. Dalton, 6 Bing. 460
    • Hart v. Frame, 6 C1. & F. I93, 209, 2I0
    • Eggleston v. Boardman, 37 Mich. I4
    • Stevens v. Walker, 55 Ill. I5I, S. C. 79 Ill. I93
  • 11
    This reference contains 12 citations:
    • 3 Black. Com. 164
    • Mills v. Mills, 26 Conn. 2I9
    • Doster v. Scully, 27 Fed. Rep. 782
    • Ex 5arte Giberson, 4 Cranch.'s C. C. Rep. 503, 506
    • Purves v. Landell, I2 Cl. & F. 9i
    • Fairfield County Bar v. Taylor (6o Conn. II), 22 Atl. Rep. 44I
    • Cooley on Torts, 6i6, 6i8, 2d ed.
    • Pisani v. Attorney-General for Gibraltar, L. R. 5 P. C. 5i6
    • Bispham on Equity, ?? 92, 93, 23I-2, 236, 238
    • I Swift's Digest 548-9
    • 1 Comyn's Digest 758
    • Williams v. Reed, 3 Mason 404, 4X8
  • 12
    This reference contains 6 citations:
    • Cox v. Sullivan (7 Ga. I44), 50 Amer. Dec. 386
    • 34 Amer. Dec. g9, note
    • Babbitt v. Bumpus (73 Mich. 331), i6 Amer. St. Rep. 585, 589
    • Hart v. Frame, 6 Cl. & F. I93, 209-10
    • Eggleston v. Boardman, 37 Mich. 14
    • Cochrane v. Lit- tle (7I Md. 323), IS Atl. Rep. 698
  • 13
    This reference contains 6 citations:
    • Dickson v. Wright (52 Miss. 585), 24 Amer. Rep. 677
    • Smalley v. Greene (52 Iowa, 241), 35 Amer. Rep. 267
    • Rust v. Larue (4 Littell, 4I2), I4 Amer. Dec. I72
    • Cornelius v. Wash (Breese, 98), I2 Amer. Dec. I45
    • I4 Fed. Rep. 786, note
    • 28 Amer. Law Reg. 542, note
  • 14
    This reference contains 9 citations:
    • 1 Swift's Digest, 558-9
    • 1 Comyn's Digest, 758
    • Cooley on Torts, 6i6-8, 2d ed.
    • 3 Black. Com. i63-4
    • Perry on Trusts, ?? 202-3, 4th ed.
    • Fairfield County Bar v. Taylor (69 Conn. II), 22 Atl. Rep. 441
    • Howell's Annotated Stat. of Mich. ? 7182
    • National Savings Bank v. Ward, ioo U. S. I95
    • Doster v. Scully, 27 Fed. Rep. 782
  • 15
    This reference contains 4 citations:
    • Cooley on Torts, 568, 2d ed. and note
    • 2 Parsons on Contracts, 786
    • Benjamin's Prin. of Contracts, 75
    • Hickey v. Morrell, I02 N. Y. 454.
  • 16
    This reference contains 2 citations:
    • Cooley on Torts, 567, 2d ed.
    • 2 Parsons on Contracts, 778-9
  • 17
    This reference contains 5 citations:
    • Fairfield County Bar v. Taylor (60 Conn. II), 22 Atl. Rep. 441
    • 3 Black. CoM. 29
    • Cooley on Torts, 6i6-8, 2d ed.
    • Perry on Trusts, ? 846, 4th ed.
    • i Comyn's Dig. 754.
  • 18
    This reference contains 17 citations:
    • National Savings Bank v. Ward, ioo U. S. I95
    • Dundee Mortgage, etc., Co. v. Hughes, 20 Fed. R. 39
    • Citizens' Loan Fund, etc., Ass'n v. Friedley (123 Ind. 143), IS Amer. St. Rep. 320
    • Hilleglass, Adm'r v. Bender, 78 Ind. 225
    • Doster v. Scully, 27 Fed. Rep. 782
    • Chase et al. v. Heaney, 70 Ill. 268
    • 28 Amer. Law Reg. 544, note
    • Gihon v. Albert & Shaw, 7 Paige (N. Y. Ch.) 278
    • Estate of A. B., i Tuck. (N. Y. Surr.) 247
    • Baikie v. Chandless, 3 Camp. I7, 20
    • 1 Parsons on Contracts, 114
    • Cochrane v. Little et at. (7I Md. 323) I8 Atl. Rep. 698
    • 2 Shearman & Redfield on Neg., ? 574, 4th ed.
    • Thomas v. Schee, 8o Iowa, 237
    • Purves v. Landell, I2 Cl. & F. 9i
    • Kemp v. Burt, 4 Barn. & Ad. 424.
    • Donaldson v. Haldane, 7 Cl. & F. 762, 770-772
  • 20
    3 Black. Com. i64
  • 21
    Whiteman v. Hawkins, L. R. 4 C. P. Div. I3, I9
  • 22
    Anderson's Dictionary of Law, p. 704
  • 23
    Lynch v. Commonwealth, i6 Serg. & R. 368.
  • 24
    This reference contains 6 citations:
    • Cooley on Torts, 778, 2d ed.
    • Crosby v. Murphy, 8 Irish C. L. R. 30i, 3I0
    • Purves v. Landell, I2 C. & F. 9i, I02
    • Bulwer v. Gilman, 4 M. & G. I08, 125
    • Baikie v. Chandless, 3 Camp. 17, 20
    • Laidler v. Elliott, 3 B. & C. 738
  • 26
    4 Burr. 2060.
  • 27
    8 Irish C. L. 30I.
  • 28
    14 C. B. 69i.
  • 29
    6 Bing. 460.
  • 30
    L. R., 4 C. P. Div. I3.
  • 31
    Ibidem, p. 19
  • 32
    This reference contains 18 citations:
    • Purves v. Landell, I2 Clark & F. 9i, I02-7
    • Kemp v. Burt, 4 Barn. & Ad. 424
    • Hart v. Frame, 6 Clark & F. I93
    • Godefroy v. Dalton, 6 Bing. 460
    • Laidler v. Elliot, 3 B. & C. 738
    • Baikie v. Chandless, 3 Camp. I7
    • Pitt v. Yalden, 4 Burr, 2060
    • Bulmer v. Gilman, 4 M. & G. I08, I25
    • Parker v. Rolls, I4 C. B. 69i
    • Goodman v. Walker (30 Ala. 482), 68 Amer. Dec. I34
    • Fitch v. Scott [3 How. (Miss.) 314], 34 Amer. Dec. 86
    • 34 Amer. Dec. 89, note
    • Citizen's Loan Fund, etc., Ass'n v. Friedley (123 Ind. I43), i8 Amer. St. Rep. 320
    • Babbitt v. Bumpus (73 Mich. 33I), i6 Amer. St. Rep. 585
    • Ahlhauser v. Butler et al., 57 Fed. R. I2I
    • National Savings Bank v. Ward, Ioo U. S. I95
    • 28 Amer. Law Reg. 536-546
    • Doster v. Scully, 27 Fed. Rep. 782.
  • 33
    21 Wallace 178
  • 34
    3 Black. Com. I63.
  • 35
    This reference contains 9 citations:
    • 3 Black. Com., I63-4
    • 7 Coin. Dig. 756
    • Cooley on Torts 6i8, 2d ed.
    • Dearborn v. Dearborn, I5 Mass. 3I6
    • Stevens v. Walker & Dexter, 55 Ill. i5i
    • Cochrane v. Little (71 Md. 323), i8 Atl. Rep. 698
    • 2 Chit. P1. 373, note
    • Laidler v. Elliot, 3 B. & C. 738
    • Kemp v. Burt, 4 Barn. & Ad. 424
  • 36
    This reference contains 5 citations:
    • 2 Chit. P1. 373, note
    • Wilcox et al. v. Plummer, 4 Peters I72
    • Varnum et al. v. Martin, i5 Pick. 440
    • Hopping v. Quin, I2 Wend. 5I7
    • Babbitt v. Bumpus (73 Mich. 33I), i6 Amer. St. Rep. 585
  • 38
    This reference contains 9 citations:
    • 2 Shearman & Redfield on Neg. ? 565
    • Cochrane v. Little et al. (7I Md. 323), iS Atl. Rep. 698
    • Walpole's Adm'r. v. Carlisle, 32 Ind. 4I5
    • Reece v. Righy, 4 Barn. & Ad. 202
    • Hunter v. Caldwell, io Qu. B. (Ad. & El. N. S.), 69. 8I-2
    • Hill v. Featherstonhaugh, 7 Bing. 569
    • Bracey v. Carter, 12 A. & E. 373
    • 34 Amer. Dec. go, note
    • contra, Gambert v. Hart, 44 Cal. 542.
  • 39
    This reference contains 7 citations:
    • National Savings Bank v. Ward, ioo U. S. i95
    • Dundee Mortgage, etc., Co. v. Hughes, 20 Fed. Rep. 39
    • Robertson v. Fleming, 4 Macq. Scotch App. Cases, I67, I77, 200
    • Cooley on Torts, 780, 2d ed.
    • Fish v. Kelly, I 7 C. B. N. S. I94, 205
    • 2 Shearman & Redfield on Neg. ? 562
    • Nat'l Savings Bank v. Ward, sufira, and Levy v. Langridge, 2 M. & W. 519, 53I, and 4 M. & W. 337
  • 40
    This reference contains 3 citations:
    • Donaldson v. Haldane, 7 C1. & F. 762, 770- 3
    • Cooley on Torts, 780, 2d ed.
    • 2 Shearman & Redfield on Neg. ? 562.
  • 41
    This reference contains 5 citations:
    • Fish v. Kelly, I7 C. B. N. S. I94, 205
    • National Savings Bank v. Ward, ioo U. S. i95
    • Fairfield County Bar v. Taylor (60 Conn. II), 22 Atl. Rep. 44I
    • Derry v. Peek, L. R. I4 App. Cas. 337
    • Litchfield v. Hutchinson, II7 Mass. i95.
  • 43
    This reference contains 2 citations:
    • Fish v. Kelly, I7 C. B. N. S. I94, 205
    • Cooley on Torts, 780 2d ed.
  • 44
    This reference contains 2 citations:
    • 2 Shearman & Redfield on Neg. ? 566
    • Quinn v. Pelt, 56 N. Y. 4I7
  • 45
    This reference contains 7 citations:
    • Godefroy v. Jay, 7 Bing. 413, 419
    • 2 Shearman & Redfield on Neg. ? 573
    • contra, Fitch v. Scott [3 How. (Miss.) 3I4], 34 Amer. Dec. 86
    • Jay v. Morgan. 35 Minn. I84
    • 28 Amer. Law Reg. 539
    • ibidem 545
    • Weeks on Attorneys, ? 299, p. 596 in 2d ed.
  • 46
    This reference contains 11 citations:
    • 28 Amer. Law Reg. 545
    • Stevens v. Walker & Dexter, 55 Ill. 4I7, S. C. 79 Ill. I93
    • Quinn v. Van Pelt, 56 N. Y. 417
    • 2 Shearman & Redfield on Neg. ? 753
    • Sedgwick on Damages, ? 83I, 8th ed.
    • Whiteman v. Hawkins, L. R. 4 C. P. Div. I3, 19
    • Eccles v. Stephenson, 3 Bibb. 5I7, 520
    • Cox v. Sullivan (7 Ga. i44), 50 Amer. Dec. 386
    • Cox v. Livingston [2 Watts & Serg. (Penn.) I03], 37 Amer. Dec. 486
    • Pennington's Ex'rs v. Yell (ii Ark. 2M2), 52 Amer. Dec. 262
    • 34 Amer. Dec. 95-6, note
  • 47
    This reference contains 3 citations:
    • 28 Amer. Law Reg. 545, note
    • Eccles v. Stevenson, 3 Bibb (Ky.) 5'7, 520
    • 34 Amer. Dec. 95-6, note.
  • 48
    This reference contains 9 citations:
    • Sedg. on Damages, ? I037, 8th ed.
    • Gleason v. Clark, 9 Cowen, 57
    • Hill v. Featherstonhaugh, 7 Bing. 569
    • Bracey v. Carter, I2 A. & E. 373, 376
    • Templer v. McLachlan, 2 B. & P. N. R. i36
    • Huntley v. Bulwer, 6 Bing. N. C. iii
    • Hopping v. Quinn, I2 Wend. 5I7
    • Montriou v. Jeffries, 2 Car. & P. II3
    • Elkington v. Holland, 9 M. & W. 659.
  • 50
    This reference contains 3 citations:
    • Caverley v. McOwen, 123 Mass. 574
    • Bowman v. Tallman, 40 How. Pr. R. i (N. Y. C't of App.)
    • Reilly v. Cava- naugh, 29 Ind. 435.
  • 51
    The U. S. Mort. Co. v. Henderson et at., iII Ind. 24, 34.
  • 52
    This reference contains 2 citations:
    • Brackett v. Norton (4 Conn. 5 I 7), io Amer. Dec. I79
    • Dickinson v. Bradford (s5 Ala. 58I), 3i Amer. Rep. 23
  • 53
    This reference contains 4 citations:
    • Wilcox et at. v. Plummer, 4 Peters, I72
    • Rhines' Adm'rs v. Evans, 66 Penn St. I92
    • 38 Amer. Dec. 270, note
    • Roberts v. Armstrong's Adm'r [i Bush (Ky.) 263], 89 Amer. Dec. 624
  • 54
    This reference contains 3 citations:
    • Cooley on Torts, 6i8, 2d ed.
    • in re Dangar's Trusts, L. R. 4I Ch. Div. I78
    • Pitt v. Yalden, 4 Burr, 2060.
  • 55
    This reference contains 2 citations:
    • 4 Black. CoM. 283-287
    • i Comyn's Dig. 758.
  • 56
    This reference contains 2 citations:
    • Pitt v. Yalden, 4 Burr, 2060
    • In re Dan- gar's Trusts, L. R. 4I Ch. Div. I78, i96-7.
  • 57
    In re Dangar's Trusts, L. R., 4I Ch. Div. I78, i96-7.
  • 58
    This reference contains 2 citations:
    • 4 Black. CoM. 284
    • In re Dangar's Trusts, L. R. 4I Ch. Div. 178, I96-7.
  • 61
    This reference contains 8 citations:
    • Cooley on Torts, 6i6-6i8, 2d ed.
    • Bispham's Principles of Equity, ?? 92, 93, 23I, 232, 236, 238
    • Bingham v. Salene, 3 Amer. St. Rep. I52
    • Kisling v. Shaw (33 Cal. 425), 9i Amer. Dec. 644
    • Miles v. Ervin, i6 Amer. Dec. 623
    • Henry v. Raiman (25 Penn. St. 354), 64 Amer. Dec. 703
    • Rogers v. Marshall, I3 Fed. Rep. 59
    • Pacific R. R. Co. v. Ketchum, IOI U. S. 289
  • 62
    Weeks on Attorneys, ? 94, p. i98
  • 63
    This reference contains 4 citations:
    • Frankland v. Lucas, 4 Sim. 586
    • British Mut. Investment Co. v. Cob- bold, L. R. ig Eq. 627
    • Chapman v. Chapman, L. R. 9 Eq. 276, 296
    • contra, in re Dangar's Trusts, L. R. 4I Ch. Div. I78, I96-7
  • 64
    This reference contains 12 citations:
    • 3 Black. CoM. 26-29
    • In re Wallace, L. R. I P. C. 283
    • 40 Amer. Rep. 642
    • Delano's case (58 N. H. 5), 42 Amer. Rep. 555
    • Ex. Parte Brownsall, Cowp. 829
    • Anderson v, Bos- worth (IS R. 1. 443), 2 Amer. St. Rep. 9io
    • 2 Amer. St. Rep. 847
    • People v. Appleton (405 Ill. 474), 44 Amer. Rep. 812
    • 95 Amer. Dec. 333-345, note
    • I3 Fed. Rep. 820, note
    • Ex Parte Garland, 4 Wall. 333
    • Re Titus (Sup. Ct.), 50 N. Y. S. R. 636
  • 65
    2 Shearman & Redfield on Neg. ? 56i
  • 66
    Fairfield County Bar v. Taylor(6o Conn. II), 22 Atl. Rep. 44I.
  • 67
    Strout v. Proctor, 7I Me. 288.
  • 68
    Contra, Bryant's case, 24 N. H. I49 (I85I)
  • 69
    This reference contains 5 citations:
    • Exfiarte Cole, I McCrary 405
    • I3 Fed. Rep. 820
    • Dicken's case (67 Penn. St. i69), 5 Amer. Rep. 420
    • Ex larte Robinson, ig Wall. 505, 5I2
    • Weeks on Attorneys, § 80, p. 156