A building contractor that entered into a “Construction Manager at Risk” contract for a public construction project could not obtain indemnification from the project owner for cost overruns allegedly due to design errors and changes, a Superior Court judge has ...Read More »
A defendant company involved in a zoning dispute did not waive the attorney-client privilege when it shared confidential information with a real estate advisor who was consulted in the company’s acquisition of the disputed property, a Massachusetts Land Court judge ...Read More »
A business development director who lost her job three months after disclosing her pregnancy could not pursue a Title VII discrimination claim against her employer, which asserted the position had become obsolete due to changing market conditions, a U.S. District ...Read More »
When in doubt, employers should proceed with caution and consult with their lawyers if they want to avoid being slapped with a suit for violating Rhode Island’s tough new social media privacy law. That’s the advice of employment and social ...Read More »
How is it that one of the nation’s top products liability attorneys would choose to go in-house when he candidly admits that trial work is in his DNA? Boston Scientific Corp.’s Timothy A. Pratt says it was all about the ...Read More »
Few lawyers can honestly say they wound up precisely where they wanted to be when they embarked on their legal careers. Gretchen Wagner is one of the fortunate few. In February 2013, Wagner realized a dream when she became vice ...Read More »
Defense lawyers are touting the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on Title VII supervisor liability as a significant win for employers, providing a welcome clarification to the law while dealing a blow to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. In the 5-4 ...
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