Court: Attorney Relationship Didn’t Toll Statute Of Repose In Malpractice Case

(November 19, 2015, 11:37 AM EST) -- CHICAGO — Ongoing representation did not toll the statute of repose on two individuals’ legal malpractice claims against an asbestos litigation firm, an Illinois appeals court held Nov. 10 (Vernon Nelson and John Q. Nelson, et al. v. Cascino Vaughan Law Offices Ltd., Michael Cascino, Allen D. Vaughan, Robert McCoy and John Noland, No. 14-1710, Ill. App., 1st Dist.).

Eva Nelson retained attorneys at Cascino Vaughan Law Offices Ltd. in 2004 to pursue an action alleging that she suffered exposure to asbestos. Eva Nelson died in...
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