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. 
January 01, 2019

A Snub to Today’s Families or Proper Contractual Interpretation?

The decision of Derrick Martins Oliveira v. The Commerce Insurance Company, Appeals Court No. 17-P-757, was only handed down on October 23, 2018, but has already created waves across the insurance community.
December 01, 2018

Rob Ludlum featured in Fire Protection Contractor Magazine

Fire Protection Contractor Magazine has published the conclusion to Robert Ludlum’s article, Tips to Manage Litigation from a Sprinkler Water Damage Incident, Part 2 in the December 2018 issue.
December 01, 2018

Workers’ Compensation Statute Protects Employees Who File Third Party Negligence Claims

On November 16, 2018, in Ileana Bermudez v. Dielectrics, Inc. the Massachusetts Appeals Court held that, just as an employer may not terminate an employee in retaliation for exercising the right to recover benefits under the Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation statute.