March 01, 2019

Court Determines Certain Asbestos Claims Are Barred By Statute Of Repose

In Stearns v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently concluded that the statute of repose, Mass. Gen. L. c. 260, sec. 2B, applies to claims of asbestosis and other latent diseases.
February 25, 2019

Congratulations to Bill Rose!

The First Circuit recently affirmed a Federal District Court of Massachusetts decision, finding coverage applies under a first-party property insurance policy issued to the Easthampton Congregational Church by Church Mutual Insurance Company.
February 07, 2019

M&P Trial Victory Affirmed by First Circuit

After a six-week, expert-heavy jury trial in front of Judge Young, Carolyn Miller and Matt Welnicki obtained a defense verdict that Dampney was not responsible for any share of the remediation costs.
January 18, 2019

Congratulations Rick Heifetz and Chris van Tienhoven!

Attorneys Richard Heifetz and Chris van Tienhoven obtained a defense verdict after a week long jury trial in U.S. District Court in Springfield, MA.
January 05, 2019

Attorney Jared Giroux, A Featured Speaker at Winter Meeting of The National Academy of Forensic Engineers

Melick & Porter partner Jared Giroux and Dr. J William Jones, PhD, PE delivered a presentation entitled “A Forensic Analysis that Revealed an Attempted Fraud” at the recent Winter Meeting of The National Academy of Forensic Engineers in Orlando, Florida.