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When the Rules of Professional Responsibility Collide

By on February 21, 2019
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All lawyers have ethical obligations to the public, the courts, their clients, and even opposing counsel and parties. In Massachusetts, the Rules of Professional Conduct issued by the Supreme Judicial Court govern almost every aspect of legal practice. Two of the most recognized rules are those addressing the confidentiality of information and zealous advocacy. Preserving […]

EXPERIENCE COUNTS: PRODUCTS LIABILITY & THE SOPHISTICATED USER

By on January 23, 2019
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The sale of any product in Massachusetts comes with an implied warranty of merchantability from the manufacturer which guarantees that the product is fit for its intended use. The warranty is distinguished from any express warranties specifically stated by the manufacturer or seller, and cannot be waived or disclaimed. The implied warranty is intended to […]