Commercial / Personal

    Fire in apartment and tenants’ underlying lawsuit against landlordChester Robinson and Lorraine Hames were tenants in a multi-unit apartment building owned by Edward Toland and Cogavin Associates.  A fire forced them to move out. The tenants sued the landlords in Superior Court for negligence, breach of covenant of quiet enjoyment and violation of Mass. Gen. Laws ch.

 The webinar is on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 from 4 PM to 5:30 PM, and is co-sponsored by the Insurance Library and the Social Law Library.  You can register through this link.  Feel free to email me questions ahead of time and I’ll try to answer them in the webinar.I have a couple of comp tickets.  If you want

 I am working with attorney Garrett Lee to put together a panel on diversity at insurance defense firms for the Boston Bar Association.  We have partners with hiring responsibility from three major insurance defense firms who will be speaking about what they look for when hiring young associates, and what they look for in retaining and promoting such associates.  How

The webinar will be on Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 2 PM.  You can sign up to attend here.  And here’s the description:Who hasn’t heard horror stories about condominium unit owners battling each other over tricycles left in common spaces or snap pea plants the guy in 3C had the nerve to plant in a flower garden?  In a

In Berry v. Commerce Insurance Company, 175 N.E.3d 383 (Mass. 2021), the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held that a police officer who recklessly drove his vehicle into a fellow officer during a training day was not protected by the Massachusetts Torts Claim Act, even though the injured officer received workers compensation for the accident.Why does a discussion of this

The Representations and Warranties Insurance (RWI) marketplace has transitioned from being a buyer to a sellers’ market. This transition, due to the significant uptick in submissions and limited underwriter capacity, has spawned an increase in premiums, delayed underwriting process, and heightened sensitivity to areas of due diligence.
As we enter the 4th quarter of the year, the RWI marketplace is