Corporate Counsel’s Obligations

Posted in Blog, Business Law by on November 14th, 2017

By: Attorney Gerald S. Garnick | of Counsel   A sensitive issue in the practice of law has always been where a corporation or an LLC hires an attorney to represent the entity and then a conflict arises between the stockholders or the members and the attorneys who represented the entity starts taking sides on behalf of one shareholder or member in opposition to the other. A recent, July… Read More

Percentage-Based Alimony Awards

Posted in Blog, Miscellaneous by on October 23rd, 2017

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By: Attorney Muska Yousuf | Associate In 2011, the Alimony Reform Act was enacted and completely overhauled the way alimony is awarded in Massachusetts. Recently, three big cases went before the highest court in Massachusetts, the Supreme Judicial Court, to address important questions about the Alimony Reform Act. These cases are (1) Young v. Young, (2) Popp v. Popp, and (3) Van Arsdale v. Van Ar… Read More

Attorney Michael J. Princi will be honored as a distinguished attorney

Posted in Blog by on October 8th, 2017

On Saturday, October 14th, 2017 at the Red Mass Annual Celebration Attorney Michael J. Princi of Wynn and Wynn P.C. will be honored as a distinguished attorney. We would like to congratulate Mr. Princi on receiving this prestigious award. Mr. Princi, is a senior partner, who concentrates in complex civil litigation, personal injury, medical malpractice, business litigation and transactional law… Read More

WHEN IS THE RIGHT TIME TO CONSULT AN ATTORNEY ABOUT MY LEGAL ISSUE?

Posted in Blog by on August 28th, 2017

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By: Attorney Kevin J. O’Malley| Partner I. Introduction Each of us, over the course of our lives, will encounter situations where legal advice is required. Whether it is an automobile accident, an injury at work, employment issues, underage drinking, marital issues, the death of a loved one, estate planning, etc. The truth is, if you, a friend or a family member has been confronted with a lega… Read More

HOW TO APPLY FOR SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BENEFITS AFTER BEING INJURED

Posted in Blog, Workers Compensation by on August 7th, 2017

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By: Cara M. Kuzmiski | Law Clerk Have you been hurt and can’t return to work as a result of your injuries? Are you, or have you been involved in a workers compensation or personal injury case due to these injuries? If so, you may qualify for Social Security disability benefits. Applying for Social Security benefits can be a lengthy and confusing process, but knowing what to expect ahead of time… Read More

Collateral: What is it and Why is it Important

Posted in Blog by on July 17th, 2017

By: Attorney Dianna M. Williams | Associate “Collateral” is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as: “Something pledged as security for repayment of a loan, to be forfeited in the event of a default.” The utility and importance of collateral in a loan or other business transaction cannot be stressed enough, as it provides a quick and relatively easy way to get paid if the obligor falls behin… Read More

Security Deposit Law in Massachusetts

Posted in Blog, Real Estate by on June 12th, 2017

By: Attorney Corey T. Pontes| Associate Massachusetts affords tenants wide protections when it comes to what happens to their security deposits after they are given to their landlord. The landlord must strictly adhere to the statutes covering security deposits, or risk losing the deposit, or even be held liable for multiple damages and additional fees to the tenant. When a tenant pays to the… Read More

Substantive Consolidation

Posted in Blog, Business Law by on April 25th, 2017

By: Attorney Gerald S. Garnick| Associate A case recently came down from the U S Bankruptcy Court that will have far reaching consequences for business owners. In Re: Cameron Construction & Roofing Co., Inc. (Cameron) the court held that the assets of a limited liability company, Cameron Construction LLC (LLC) related to a construction business (Cameron) in Chapter 7 bankruptcy could be reach… Read More

CAVEAT EMPTOR: BEWARE OF POTENTIAL PITFALLS WHEN PURCHASING REAL PROPERTIES AT FORECLOSURE SALE

Posted in Business Law, Real Estate by on April 10th, 2017

By: Attorney Raymond C. Pelote | Partner Purchasing real property at a foreclosure sale can be a great investment. Typically, properties are sold at 70-80 percent of market value. However, when you purchase a property at a foreclosure sale, expect the property to be in disarray. Rarely do former owners leave their foreclosed properties in prime condition. Whenever you purchase a foreclosed pro… Read More

One Surgeon Supervising Two Separate Operating Rooms: Medical Malpractice; Yes or No?

Posted in Blog by on March 13th, 2017

By: Attorney Kevin J. O’Malley| Partner Two Complicated Spinal Surgeries, Two Separate Operating Rooms, Surgeries Performed at the Same Time, One Surgeon Supervising Both Surgeries, One Patient Is Left a Quadriplegic, Medical Malpractice; Yes or No? Last month the Boston Globe reported on a case tried in Suffolk Superior Court where a 45 year old father of two brought a lawsuit against Massach… Read More