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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 […]

How Giving False Information To Your Auto Insurer Can Effect A Car Accident Claim in Massachusetts

By on June 24, 2016

If you are injured or your car is damaged as a result of an automobile accident, the information you provide or fail to provide may result  in the denial of your claim. False Information If you or someone on your behalf gives false, deceptive, misleading or incomplete information on an application for motor vehicle insurance […]