Category: Blog

“Strip-Offs” In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Cases
By: Raymond C. Pelote ∣Partner I recently argued a Motion for Summary Judgment in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case in Massachusetts on an issue of first impression within the First [...]
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Car Accidents: How to Protect Teenagers
According to the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles, motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of teenage injuries and deaths in the United States. Sadly, thirty-nine traffic fatalities in the [...]
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What to do if Injured at Work in Massachusetts
Have you or a loved one sustained an injury at work in Massachusetts? If you were injured at your workplace it can be a very confusing time. Workplace injuries can [...]
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Mechanic’s Lien: Protecting the Services You Have Provided
Under Massachusetts law, a contractor, sub-contractor, and/or supplier who has provided services and/or materials for the improvement of materials may secure their right to payment by recording a Mechanic’s Lien. [...]
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Using Social Media for your Massachusetts Business
Social media is an essential part of any Massachusetts business. The use of social Media in Massachusetts businesses has grown significantly in recent years. The PEW Internet and American Life [...]
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WARNING: YOUR E-MAILS MIGHT BIND YOU TO A CONTRACT
By: Marissa Louro | Law Clerk In a world where many rely on technology to expedite personal and business communications, it is no surprise that recent decisions in Massachusetts state [...]
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PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING PAYMENT OF A DEBT AFTER DEBTOR’S DEATH
By: Dianna M. Gallagher, Esq. Under the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code, effective March 31, 2012, a creditor of a deceased debtor must bring an action against the debtor’s estate within [...]
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Developments in Premises Liability
Building Code Violations and Strict Liability By: James M. McCarthy, Esq. The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts (“SJC”) recently clarified prior disagreement between the statutory construction and caselaw interpretation of [...]
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Termination of Employee
By: Anthony T. Panebianco, Esq.      Massachusetts General Laws c. 149 §148 states that the “employee discharged from…employment shall be paid in full on the day of his discharge.” The [...]
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Boating Laws And Liability
With summer nearly into full swing, many residents in the Hyannis area will be taking to one of Massachusetts’ favorite pastimes- boating. Not only is boating viewed as a recreational [...]
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