Using a mixture of Massachusetts law on comparative negligence and products liability, a recent case from the Northeast Housing Court answered yes, and dismissed all claims against a defendant landlord although a jury had found the landlord negligent. By statute, Massachusetts has adopted the rule of “modified comparative negligence.” Under this rule, a plaintiff is […]
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The Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) is the exclusive remedy for tort actions against the United States. Such actions include personal injury and medical malpractice claims caused by the negligence of Federal employees. Like the Massachusetts Tort Claims Act (MTCA), discussed in the April 2017 issue of Legal News, the FTCA abrogates traditional sovereign immunity […]
A recent Appeals Court case affirms that in a Massachusetts Product Liability Case, as a general rule, the manufacturer of a non-defective component part has no duty to warn of risks posed by the assembled product that arise out of the addition of other components and the decisions made, and actions taken, by downstream actors, […]