Archive for August, 2010

12Aug, 10

Chester Lopez of Hamblett & Kerrigan has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® as one of the nation’s top lawyers in Corporate Law for 2011. Attorney Lopez is one of a distinguished group of attorneys who have been listed in Best Lawyers since its inception. The Best Lawyers in America is the definitive ... more

12Aug, 10

On July 26, 2010, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued a landmark ruling abolishing an antiquated restriction on damages received from snow and ice cases. Prior to this ruling a victim who slipped and fell on snow and ice could only recover against the landowner if the victim proved that there was an “unnatural accumulation” ... more

5Aug, 10

New job assignments given to an employee often do not result in that employee having any rights to sue the employer. This point was illustrated in the New Hampshire Supreme Court decision of Mara Sabinson v. Trustees of Dartmouth College. In February 2008, I wrote about Mara Sabinson’s journey through the federal court system attempting ... more