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December 01, 2017

Intoxicated Sucker Punch Precluded Homeowners Coverage For Bodily Injury

The Massachusetts Appeals Court recently heard the case of Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Company v. Ryan Casey and another.
November 01, 2017

A Cautionary Tale of Workers’ Compensation Claims

The Connecticut Supreme Court recently heard arguments on an important issue for employers – the inclusion of workers’ compensation claims in general releases signed by departing employees.
October 01, 2017

Arbitration of Underinsured Motorist Coverage

The Massachusetts Appeals Court recently confirmed an insurance company’s right, under both statutory law (M.G.L. c. 175, § 111D) and the terms of its policy
September 01, 2017

Workers Providing Services to a Single Employer May Be Independent Contractors Not Entitled to Unemployment Compensation

In a ruling favorable to employers, the Connecticut Supreme Court recently ruled that a worker may be considered an independent contractor for purposes of Connecticut's Unemployment Compensation Act
August 01, 2017

New Law Strengthens Protections for Pregnant Workers and Places New Requirements on Employers

Governor Charlie Baker recently signed into law the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA), making Massachusetts the latest in a growing number of states to pass such legislation.