Mass corporation liable for unauthorized guarantee due to shoddy corporate paperwork and inaction after learning. People’s United Bank v B&B Fire Protection Inc. Mass App… Read More »Lack of Respect for Corporate Formalities Puts Company on the Hook for Guarantee
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?
What HVAC jobs get Massachusetts prevailing wage? Workers on Massachusetts public construction projects must get paid what are called prevailing wages. Prevailing wage standards generally… Read More »Who says what wages prevail and on what jobs in Massachusetts public construction?
A medical marijuana case set the table for Massachusetts’ Supreme Judicial Court to remind employers that there needs to be discussion of accommodation whenever a… Read More »Mass Court Picks Pot Case to Remind Employers That Discussions of Accommodation Are Needed
The loss of personal data creates many problems for those responsible to protect it. The Connecticut Supreme Court decided – insurance does not have to… Read More »No GL coverage if no one uses personal data on tapes lost falling off a truck
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
Corporations and LLC’s are considered to be legal individuals, and while people can go to court without a lawyer and represent themselves (pro se), the… Read More »Does a Corporation or LLC Need a Lawyer in Massachusetts’ Courts?
Review of No Man’s Land – A Survival Guide for Growing Midsize Companies by Doug Tatum Portfolio Books 2008 This book is aimed at… Read More »Risks for Growing Middle Sized Companies
An insurer with enough notice of a claim had to pay the full damage even though the policy holder never turned over suit papers –… Read More »Court Tags Insurer with Entire Judgment Despite Lack of Notice of Suit