Professional Negligence and Poor Record Keeping
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What follows is a simple story, but it could happen to you or to the firm where you work. In this case, it should be noted that when the representative appeared before the discipline committee, he argued in his own defence that even though he had made a mistake, he had not intended to harm his client and had always acted in good faith. The discipline committee nevertheless found him guilty.
The president of a condominium corporation complained to the syndic’s office that his representative had notified him, after the expiry of the insurance contract, that the building’s insurance had not been renewed by the insurer of the risk, thus leaving the corporation without insurance coverage.