Only the wrongful actions of agents at senior levels of corporations will be imputed to the corporation for purposes of the rule that any recovery… Read More »Corporate Agent Wrongdoing – How Far Up the Chain Does Responsibility for Intentional Acts Climb?
Where arbitration has been agreed to, no claims reach court. Courts are constantly called upon to describe the boundaries of this absolute exclusion. In a… Read More »Arbitration Pulls in Corporation That Didn’t Exist When Principals Agreed to Arbitrate
If your insurer sends a “Reservation of Rights” letter, you can choose your own lawyer (not one assigned by the insurance company) and the insurer… Read More »Reasonable Attorney’s fees When Insurer Issues a Reservation of Rights
Civil lawsuits in Massachusetts almost never get decided by juries. Fewer than 1.4% of all Superior Court Civil cases in 2015 actually ended with jury… Read More »Jury Verdicts Are Rare in Massachusetts Civil Cases
A recent Massachusetts case confirms, again, that Court review of arbitration awards is begrudging and very limited. Below is a brief of CONWAY v CLC… Read More »Dim Hope of Arbitration Award Review – Excess of Authority = Lone Basis
A Massachusetts doctor, who didn’t sign an arbitration agreement between a nursing home and its patient, couldn’t be forced to take part in the arbitration,… Read More »Broad Seep of Arbitration Clause Can’t Pull in Non-Signers