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Supreme Court Limits Class-Action Tolling

The Supreme Court has held that class action tolling under American Pipe does not toll the time within which a suit must be filed under a statute of repose. In American Pipe the Court held that “the commencement of a class action suspends the applicable statute of limitations as to all asserted members of the … Continue Reading

Tolling of Legal Malpractice Claim Survives Remand

The Dallas Court of Appeals recently held that the statute of limitations is tolled in a legal malpractice case throughout the underlying case including the appeal, remand, and any new trial, and subsequent appellate proceedings.  In this case, the plaintiff filed a suit for legal malpractice and the defendant moved for summary judgment based on limitations.  The trial court granted … Continue Reading