Tag: Appeals Court

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

By Sherin and Lodgen on July 22, 2014
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Although the “economic loss doctrine” has historically barred recovery of certain classes of tort damages, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently... Read More »

When is P&S Warranty Disclaimer Not a Disclaimer?

By Edward M. Bloom on August 22, 2012
a hand holding disclaimer marked on rubber stamp and a lapotp in the background

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

Importance of Carefully Drafting Commercial Leases

By Joshua M. Alper on May 16, 2012
Close-up of judge writing on paper with a gavel and scale on the desk.

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