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Attorney-Client Privilege: Be Vigilant or You May Lose It

By on May 6, 2019

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 […]

Mechanic’s Liens: Perfection Is Nine-Tenths of the Law

By on October 2, 2018
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In Massachusetts a mechanic’s lien is a statutorily created lien against real property which secures the right to payment for services rendered by contractors, laborers, and suppliers regarding the construction, repair, or improvement to real estate. In existence in Massachusetts since the 1800’s, a mechanic’s lien is a powerful tool for creditors which allows them […]

Massachusetts Adopts the Continuing Treatment Doctrine in Medical Malpractice Claims

By on December 25, 2016
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Statute of Limitations: Continuing Treatment In Massachusetts the statute of limitations for medical malpractice actions is three years from the date the injured party knew or reasonably should have known that he or she had been harmed by the conduct of the medical provider. However, in a recent case, the state’s highest court for the […]