Bad advice upon bad advice: Negligent misstatement and independent inquiries in New Zealand

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dc.contributor.author Roberts, Marcus en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-04-09T01:00:46Z en
dc.date.issued 2019-11 en
dc.identifier.citation Torts Law Journal 25(3):195-218 Nov 2019 en
dc.identifier.issn 1038-5967 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/50327 en
dc.description.abstract If A gives incorrect advice to B, will the presence of independent subsequent advice to B mean that A does not owe B a duty of care? This article will seek to answer that question and the broader questions arising from a negligence claim by B in these circumstances. Drawing on case law from New Zealand and England it will show that the presence of independent subsequent advice should not necessarily negate a duty of care. Instead, A’s knowledge that B will receive such advice may negate a duty only when it can be demonstrated that A foresaw that B would reasonably rely on that subsequent advice only. The relative authority, expertise and experience of the two advisors will be factors to be considered in the duty analysis. Further, this paper will show that independent subsequent advice can be relevant for questions of causation and contributory negligence. en
dc.description.uri https://catalogue.library.auckland.ac.nz/permalink/f/t37c0t/uoa_alma21151371330002091 en
dc.publisher LexisNexis Australia en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Torts Law Journal en
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dc.title Bad advice upon bad advice: Negligent misstatement and independent inquiries in New Zealand en
dc.type Journal Article en
pubs.issue 3 en
pubs.begin-page 195 en
pubs.volume 25 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Lexis Nexis en
pubs.author-url https://www.lexisnexis.com.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/316493/Torts-Law-Journal-TLJ-Volume-25-Part-3.pdf en
pubs.end-page 218 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 794590 en
pubs.org-id Law en
pubs.org-id Faculty Administration Law en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2020-02-18 en
pubs.online-publication-date 2019-11 en


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