November 01, 2012

Tendering the Defense: A Brief Outline of MA Law on Contractual Indemnity and Additional Insured Claims

In the initial review of a claim, it is important to examine any contract documents to see if your defendant or insured may have a right to assert a claim for express contractual indemnity or additional insured coverage.
October 01, 2012

EEOC Issues New Guidelines on Use of Convictions and Arrests in Employment Decisions

In the past, employers have instituted blanket hiring practices focused on arrest and conviction records.
September 17, 2012

Defense Verdict in Liquor Liability-Negligent Security Lawsuit

Attorneys Robert Powers and Kathleen Federico recently secured a defense verdict in Suffolk Superior Court in a case involving liquor liability and negligent security claims.
September 01, 2012

CORI Reform Act’s Impact on Civil Litigation

On May 4, 2012 the Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) Reform Act went into effect making sweeping changes to the way Massachusetts maintains and disseminates its criminal offender records.
August 01, 2012

NH Supreme Court Holds Constructive Discharge Statute of Limitations Begins to Accrue When Employee Submits Resignation

In a case of first impression, the New Hampshire Supreme Court recently held that the three-year statute of limitations for a constructive discharge cause of action begins to accrue . . .