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Prior Accidents Provide Notice of Danger

By on September 17, 2018
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Most people know that standing in an open field or under a tree during a thunderstorm isn’t a good idea. Experience and observation have established that lightning will strike the tallest object in its vicinity and people use that information to avoid increased danger.  Similarly, in the law of negligence, evidence of prior accidents may sometimes […]

Can a Massachusetts Tenant’s Use of Property Defeat a Warranty of Habitability Claim?

By on March 30, 2018
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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 […]