In Boston Scientific Corp. v. Lee, the United States District Court in Massachusetts provided several considerations that weigh against restricting an employee’s right to work for competitors solely because the terms of a confidentiality or “non-disclosure” agreement have been breached.
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Employers of all sizes should understand the difference between direct and indirect claims for employment discrimination.
Unlike a Superior or District Court jury trial, there is usually no right to automatic appeal of mandatory arbitration decisions.
Construction contractors and suppliers should understand their right to challenge the award of any public construction contract that they believe has been denied to them in violation of the public bidding laws of the Commonwealth. These challenges are referred to as “bid protests,” and are governed in Massachusetts by several different statutes, each of […]
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 […]
For owners, developers and contractors, the interpretation and application of local and state building ordinances can be a frustrating process. This is especially true when city and town regulations appear to be more demanding, and even inapposite, to the Massachusetts State Building Code. write essay service Inconsistent regulations lead to uncertain and inconsistent application […]
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.
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.
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