March 22, 2012

Bob Powers Presented at Monthly BACE Meeting

Bob Powers presented on "Underage Drinking and Massachusetts Social Host Liability" at the monthly Boston Association of Claims Executives meeting in Boston.
March 01, 2012

First Circuit Confirms: Insults and Poor Management Skills Not Sufficient Basis for Discrimination Claim

“A litany of petty insults, vindictive behavior, and angry recriminations” do not rise to the level of a discrimination, retaliation or hostile work environment claim.
February 10, 2012

M&P Presented a Training Seminar for Lexington Insurance

Michael Mazurczak, Bob Powers, and Brian Lipkin presented a training seminar for claims staff in the Boston office of Lexington Insurance. The seminar focused on the legal exposures faced by social service organizations and daycare centers
February 01, 2012

Product Not Defective Under MA Law if it Complies with Specifications

A recent ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in a products liability case has potential significant ramifications for the liability of manufacturers.
January 01, 2012

MA Appeals Court Decision Rejects Statute of Limitations Defense in Mold Case

In a recent decision, the Appeals Court held that a condominium owner’s action based upon toxic mold was timely, even though she filed it nearly five years after observing water in her unit.