February 01, 2012

Product Not Defective Under MA Law if it Complies with Specifications

A recent ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in a products liability case has potential significant ramifications for the liability of manufacturers.
January 01, 2012

MA Appeals Court Decision Rejects Statute of Limitations Defense in Mold Case

In a recent decision, the Appeals Court held that a condominium owner’s action based upon toxic mold was timely, even though she filed it nearly five years after observing water in her unit.
December 01, 2011

Gender Identity Discrimination Act

Under An Act Relative to Gender Identity, signed into law by Governor Deval Patrick on November 23, 2011 and effective July 1, 2012 . . .
November 01, 2011

MA Appeals Court Expands Homeowners' Liability

In Judge v. Carrai, 77 Mass.App.Ct. 803 (2010), the Massachusetts Court of Appeals expanded the potential liability that homeowners may face for injuries caused by third parties.
October 01, 2011

The Importance of Demonstrative Evidence

Studies show that when people merely hear information, they recall only about 10 percent of what they heard.