Trade secret law, which some say harkens back to Roman times, emerged in the United States in its modern form almost 200 years ago. See Vickery v. Welch, 36 Mass. 523 (1837).
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Massachusetts public charities such as health care organizations, schools, foundations and churches may decide to cease operation because of a variety of factors. In recent years, economic pressures, dwindling membership and/or deteriorating facilities each have played a role in industry ...Read More »
Aside from preventing outright theft, does corporate good governance matter? How do you measure good governance, anyway? For years, economists at Harvard University’s Olin Center for Law, Economics and Business have attempted to measure the impact of law on what ...Read More »
Massachusetts Superior Court judge has found that a plaintiff nursing home must pay attorneys’ fees and costs for filing a frivolous lawsuit, even though the underlying complaint was withdrawn before the judge reached a ruling on the defendant’s anti-SLAPP motion ...Read More »
Civil litigators say a recent Massachusetts Appeals Court decision involving an $11 million personal injury judgment means plaintiffs are no longer required to prove causation and damages when making claims against insurance companies for failure to effectuate prompt settlement offers.Read More »