Thirty Day Notice The Massachusetts road defect statute, G.L. c. 84, § 15, specifically provides that a person injured by a defect in a public way may recover damages. Section 18 of the same chapter requires that such person send notice within thirty (30) days after the injury to “the county, city, town or person […]
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Diseases with Extended Latency Periods The June 2018 issue of Legal News featured a discussion of a possible exception to the six-year limit set forth in the Massachusetts statute of repose during which any tort action alleging deficiency or neglect in “the design, planning, construction, or general administration of an improvement to real property” must […]
Selecting Impartial Jurors In Massachusetts any person, 18 or older, who lives in the state for more than 50% of the year can be called for jury duty, including college and high-school students. Jurors are picked at random and randomly assigned to court houses within the county in which they reside. Massachusetts has a “one […]
The attorney-client privilege belongs solely to the client, and protects communications between a client and their attorney from disclosure permanently, and even after death, unless the client waives the privilege. The privilege can be waived either intentionally or unintentionally, and it’s easier to waive than you may think. Simply disclosing the information to a third […]
Fitness is a booming industry with the number of gym memberships in the United States steadily increasing over the last decade. Today more than 60 million people are members of one of the more than 36,000 health clubs in the U.S., including nearly 25% of the Massachusetts adult population. At the same time, gym injuries […]