Category: Civil Litigation

An Offer You Can’t Refuse

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.

Understanding the Consequences of Delay in Settling Insurance Claims

The definition and consequence of “unfair settlement practices” in the context of insurance claims is one of the most litigated, and most controversial , legal topics in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts .     Under Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 176D and 93A, insurers are required to effectuate a “prompt, fair and equitable settlement” of any […]

Four Ways to Ensure Payment on Your Supply Contract

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 […]