May 29, 2020

Melick & Porter Secures Summary Judgment for Rhode Island Client in Real Estate Professional Liability Claim

Melick & Porter Partner Syd Saloman obtained summary judgment on behalf of a real estate agency in a professional liability claim in Newport County Superior Court. The claim arose out of a bidding war for an exclusive waterfront condominium in Newport.
May 27, 2020

Attorney John Wheatley Secures Appeals Court Victory for Client in Protracted Landlord-Tenant Dispute

Attorney John Wheatley secured a pair of recent Appeals Court victories, finally bringing an end to protracted litigation that began as a simple landlord-tenant disp
April 23, 2020

M&P Helps Client Eliminate Serious Premises Liability Exposure

A distinguished police officer suffered very bad injuries in the line of duty as a result of slipping on ice while responding to a call in a Walmart parking lot. 
April 22, 2020

MA Appeals Court Agrees That Insurer Willfully Violated Ch. 93A and 176D by Failing to Effectuate Fair Settlement After Case Submitted to Jury

A recent Appeals Court decision underscores the risks of delaying settlement when the defense encounters problems at trial.
April 16, 2020

Managing Known Risks in Uncertain Times

As employers continue to face uncertainty in relation to COVID-19, it is imperative not to overlook the ways in which traditional employment claims may arise as a result of novel circumstances.