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    An attorney failed to file his client's EEO case within the 90-day required period. The attorney alleges that he simply miss counted the days. Is there any case law (equitably toll) available that would support an attorney's failure for filing a client's EEO case one day late? Also, if there were no law cases that would support this attorney (Brown v Steele - oh, I need this case# and how/where to retrieve it), what would be reasonable damages the client could seek against his attorney?

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    To find the answers to your question, you should get on findlaw.com (or if your school subscribes to lexis-nexis.com, that would be better) and look up keyword searches for parts of your question. I used lawschool.westlaw.com (as a subscriber) to find the citations I have listed below.
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    <br>I did general searches for all federal and state cases that related to this matter. If the question restricts the case to a certain jurisdiction, then you should really do your research within that jurisdiction. These cases are just a starting point to all of the information that is available on this subject.
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    <br>Here's the case name and citation you were looking for:
    <br>Steele v. Brown, 993 F.Supp. 918
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    <br>From the cases I ...

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    Is there any case law (equitably toll) available that would support an attorney's failure for filing a client EEO case one day late?

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