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Joint Corporations Enjoy Comp Immunity
Workers who collect worker’s comp payouts lose the right to sue their employer. Any other party who could be legally liable remains open to suit. (If the worker wins the tort case, it must repay worker’s comp for its outlays). Who enjoys this employers’ immunity from suit?  The exclusive remedy of Worker’s Comp is exclusive… Read More »Joint Corporations Enjoy Comp Immunity
Interesting Questions Deflected by Local Court to be Decided by Forum Identified in Agreement
PARTIES AND FACTS Wegmans grocery store was constructing a store in Burlington Massachusetts. It hired two companies to work on the project. Aerotek contracted with Wegmans that Aerotek would supply employees to provide construction supervision. Story was such an employee, hired to serve as construction foreman. As part of that agreement, Aerotek agreed to add… Read More »Interesting Questions Deflected by Local Court to be Decided by Forum Identified in Agreement
INSURER OWES NO ATTORNEY’S FEES ON VERDICT ON UNCOVERED CLAIMS
Homeowner/ Contractor Insurer dispute goes 15 years. Styller v National Fire & Marine Insurance Company Mass App Ct 2019 PARTIES – Homeowner Styller hired contractor FCMNH in 2004 for demo and repair of his home.  FCMNH was insured under a general liability policy by National Fire & Marine. CLAIMS FROM THE WORK Unhappy with the… Read More »INSURER OWES NO ATTORNEY’S FEES ON VERDICT ON UNCOVERED CLAIMS
Insurer Not Stuck With Parties’ Settlement, Arguing That Since Death Was Not Accident, Claim Was Not Covered
Massachusetts’ top Court laid out the process for insurers to show they should not have to pay for a voluntary settlement reached by parties covered by insurance. With personal injury insurance you get a legal defense paid for by the carrier as long as covered claims are asserted and you get indemnity.  This Massachusetts case… Read More »Insurer Not Stuck With Parties’ Settlement, Arguing That Since Death Was Not Accident, Claim Was Not Covered
Insurance for construction work related virus personal injury and health harms to others – covered, excluded or limited?
VIRUS RELATED WORK INJURIES An injured person may claim that a company’s failure to take to reasonable precautions to prevent the spread of the Corona virus at its place of business makes out an accidental event that led to bodily injury. WORKERS COMP – AUTOMATIC BUT LIMITED Hurt at work? Every employer must provide workers… Read More »Insurance for construction work related virus personal injury and health harms to others – covered, excluded or limited?

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Charles W. Cobb

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Newton MA 02460

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