An easement in real estate is a limited, non-possessory right to enter and use land owned by another for a specific purpose and obligates the landowner not to interfere with the uses authorized by the easement. At law, the land on which the easement exists is referred to as the “servient estate” while the land […]
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Whether you are renting or buying real estate, understanding sufficient written notice is crucial. Find out how a judge ruled in favor of a commercial tenant who terminated a lease through email. A Massachusetts Case Study In one recent case, a Massachusetts Superior Court judge found that a tenant’s email to the lessor provided sufficient […]
The March 2017 issue of Legal News discussed a Superior Court case holding that a pharmacy had no duty to notify a prescribing physician that a patient’s health insurer required “prior authorization” to cover the cost of medication and, therefore, the pharmacy could not be held liable for the patient’s death resulting from the failure […]
As discussed in the February 2016 issue of Legal News, the formation of any contract, including those for the purchase and sale of real estate, requires the present intention of the parties to be bound by the agreement. In a transaction for the purchase and sale of land, the initial agreement is most often embodied […]
Massachusetts law sets a six-year limit during which any tort action alleging deficiency or neglect in “the design, planning, construction, or general administration of an improvement to real property” must be commenced. The six-year clock begins to run upon substantial completion of the improvement. Unlike a statute of limitation, a statute of repose cannot be […]