A federal judge, in acknowledging recent trends in Massachusetts case law and the Restatement of Restitution and Unjust Enrichment, allowed a supplier to recover against the general contractor under Quasi-Contractual theories of unjust enrichment and quantum meruit.
Category: Breach of Contract
Unlike a Superior or District Court jury trial, there is usually no right to automatic appeal of mandatory arbitration decisions.
If you are a high-volume material supplier, you never want to allow customers to fall behind on their invoices or, even worse, find yourself without recourse against that unscrupulous contractor who makes no effort to catch up on its invoices, but instead attempts to “ride off into the sunset.” Here are five tips to avoid […]
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?
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.