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A Primer: Economic Loss Doctrine Not Necessarily Bar to Tort Recovery

07/22/2014   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Although the “economic loss doctrine” has historically barred recovery of certain classes of tort damages, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently... Read More »

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When is P&S Warranty Disclaimer Not a Disclaimer?

08/22/2012   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

The widely used Greater Boston Real Estate Board (GBREB) standard form of purchase and sale agreement has a disclaimer whereby... Read More »

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Importance of Carefully Drafting Commercial Leases

05/16/2012   |   BY Joshua M. Alper

Two recent decisions by the Massachusetts Appeals Court highlight the importance of carefully drafting commercial leases.  In Panagakos v.  Collins,... Read More »