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Homeowners in Massachusetts may bring an action for negligent design against architects and other design professionals, even in the absence of a direct contractual relationship.
In Massachusetts and many other states, the “Statute of Frauds” has long operated as a well-known and rather easily understandable rule of law in the context of real estate: contracts for the sale or use of land must be reduced to writing, and signed by all parties. Typically, this requirement is satisfied […]
Here are five key considerations to discuss with your front office or collections attorney before making any decision:
Did you know that courts do not consider attorneys’ fees to be costs, nor are they automatically considered expenses by the court?
Owners and landlords of commercial and residential property should have their premises inspected for full compliance with all applicable codes and regulations — or face potentially severe penalties if and when a person is injured as a result of code violations.
Contractors on public projects may not by private agreement waive or impose conditions upon the ability of sub-contractors to pursue payment under a bond required by state law, ruled the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts in Costa v. Brait Builders Corp. et al.
Commercial tenants and landlords alike will find a recent Massachusetts case instructive as to the limits of liability to be imposed on corporate property owners in actions for negligence/premises liability.
Contractors who bid on public building projects under the Massachusetts competitive bidding statute (M.G.L. c. 149, § § 44A, 44B-D, 44E, 44F-44H), need to understand the consequences of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s decision in Barr, Inc. v. Town of Holliston, 462 Mass. 112 (2012).
Commercial tenants and landlords alike will find a recent Massachusetts case instructive as to the limits of liability to be imposed on corporate property owners in actions for breach of contract.