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Tag: Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

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Cracks in the Law of Sidewalks

06/05/2017   |   BY

Under Massachusetts common law in effect since 1860, property owners have no duty to repair or warn of hazards on... Read More »

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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 »