Tag: Construction

Recent Changes to the Law of Private Construction Contracts – Your Government is Here to Help You Again

By Peter Friedenberg on October 3, 2014
a building in the middle of construction with work machines out front and blue sky in the background

As part of the end-of-session rush at the General Court this summer, significant changes were made to Massachusetts law governing... Read More »

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 »

Buying Standing? Buyer Beware.

By Thomas P. Gorman on June 3, 2014
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The doctrine of standing to sue -- the status that allows a plaintiff to bring a lawsuit in the first... Read More »

Massachusetts “LEEDs” the Way

By on February 19, 2013
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In 2007, when I became a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional, many wondered if the green... Read More »