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MCGILLOWAY V. SAFETY INSURANCE COMPANY (SJC 13043) (OCTOBER 19, 2021) (INHERENT DIMINISHED VALUE IN PROPERTY DAMAGE CLAIMS)

Officially released on October 19, 2021 Key Points: Class action lawsuit to determine if inherent diminished value (IDV) was compensable under part 4 of the Standard Massachusetts automobile insurance policy. The SJC determined that IDV damages are recoverable under part 4, however, a Plaintiff will Read More …

WHAT IS A WRONGFUL DEATH LAWSUIT?

What Qualifies As A Wrongful Death Lawsuit? Wrongful death happens when a person dies or is killed as a result of another person’s negligence or misconduct, then the family members or the deceased individual may sue for wrongful death. This type of lawsuit seeks to Read More …

WHEN SHOULD YOU CONTACT A PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER?

When Should You Contact a Personal Injury Lawyer?

You should contact a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible after an accident. Read More …

Robert S. Leo v. The Charter Oak Fire Insurance Company, Mass. App. (2021) (release agreement & collateral estoppel)

Officially released on April 5, 2021 Key Points: Plaintiff, who had signed a release against a defendant driver, was barred from arguing a 93A violation against an insurance company based on exploitation of mental incapacity after the trial court had already found against him when Read More …

Gennaro Roberto v. Cuisine De Asia, Inc., Mass. App. (2021)

Officially released on March 17, 2021 Plaintiff recovered damages at a jury trial after she fell down an unmarked step in the dining room of the Defendant restaurant. Plaintiff argued that the Defendant failed to warn the Plaintiff about the step and that the Defendant Read More …

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