It has been eight years since the Supreme Judicial Court decided Law v. Griffith, 457 Mass. 349, 930 N.E.2d 126 (2010), and provided defendants in personal injury actions guidance concerning the admissible bounds of a challenge to a plaintiff’s medical bill damages. Recently, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly published an article concerning a pair of decisions from […]
It is Monday morning and a new Complaint or claim is sitting in your inbox. It alleges that construction or an installation that occurred over a decade ago caused an accident. Perhaps it is time to look at the statute of repose in your jurisdiction. What is a statute of repose? Generally speaking it is […]
Missing evidence can complicate your defense in any given case. What can you do when this happens? Is the doctrine of spoliation an option? Accidents and injuries occur everyday. A subset of those incidents become lawsuits. Sometimes the people and companies who end up party to those lawsuits are aware of an incident when it […]
The law firm Brickley/Sears P.A. is formally announcing the retirement of one of its members, Henry P. Sorett after over forty years of legal practice. Mr. Sorett had an extensive background in litigation, including representing utility companies and their insurers in litigation, disputes, and appeals stemming from catastrophic gas and electric-related fires, explosions, and accidents. We wish Hank the best of luck and happiness in his retirement.