August 01, 2018

Massachusetts Poised to Become the Sixth State with Mandatory Paid Family Leave

On June 28, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed landmark House Bill 4640, “An Act Relative to Minimum Wage, Paid Family Medical Leave, and the Sales Tax Holiday,” affecting all employers in the Commonwealth.  Effective January 1, 2021, Massachusetts will join the growing number of s
July 01, 2018

Federal Judge Asks SJC to Consider Asbestos Exception to Statute of Repose

A Massachusetts Federal judge has invited the state’s highest court to weigh in on her opinion that a statute of repose should not be applied to bar personal injury claims arising from asbestos exposure.
June 18, 2018

Another Defense Verdict!

After a weeklong trial, Bill Chapman and Diana Pires obtained a defense verdict for our grocery store client from a jury in Dedham District Court. The plaintiff slipped and fell in a puddle of water at the grocery store.
June 15, 2018

Bill Keville Spoke at the 2018 CLM Midwest Conference

Bill Keville spoke on the "Fire and Explosion Investigations that Sizzle" panel at the 2018 CLM Midwest Conference on June 15, 2018.
June 01, 2018

The Fine Lines of Insurance Coverage

In Wilson Puente v. Progressive Northwestern Insurance Company, the Connecticut Appellate Court found that a pedestrian who was struck near the vehicle he had just exited, as he was intending to walk across a parking lot . . .