by Jocelyn Campbell, Esq. If you have a daughter (I have four), I’ll bet that she is beautiful, smart, successful and an all-around great kid… wait a minute, let’s go back to “successful”. You have raised her to believe that she can do anything from having babies to becoming a corporate CEO. 

by Robert P. Rudolph, Esq. The Appeals Court of Massachusetts recently decided that an hourly employee who claimed that she was frequently pressured to work through her lunch break, which she took at her cubicle in the office, could sue her employer for unpaid overtime even though she did not record this extra time in […]

byAdam J. Shafran, Esq. Internships, both paid and unpaid, are popular across nearly every industry throughout the country and in Massachusetts.

General contractors are responsible for ensuring that a construction site is generally safe for those working there.  This is a daunting and stressful task which often puts the general contractor directly in the cross-hairs of any litigation initiated by someone who is injured on site.

Jon Friedmann and Adam Shafran recently obtained approval in Suffolk Superior Court of a Class Action lawsuit for $6.5 Million on behalf of 450 trash and recycling haulers. It was a case of first impression in Massachusetts involving the interpretation of the Massachusetts Prevailing Wage Law.

By James L. Rudolph, Esq. Many companies are initially organized as a “close” corporation, in which shareholders and decision makers are often one in the same. Under most state laws, the shareholders in a close corporation enjoy certain rights and have obligations that are unique.  Therefore, a basic knowledge of these rights and obligations is […]

While parties may believe they have an enforceable agreement where all parties or their counsel have signed a document, this is not always the case as evidenced by a recent case decided by the Massachusetts Appeals Court.

We are happy to report that Adam Shafran recently was engaged to Andrea Tyler. Andrea is from Edmond, Oklahoma. She graduated from Clark University in Worcester and is currently a Senior Compliance Analyst for Financial Engines, Inc. Jim Rudolph was recently elected First Vice Chair of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Massachusetts. Jim has […]

Usually, the right to make use of another’s land, such as for access, for parking, or for the installation and maintenance of a structure or utility line, is the result of a grant (either express or implied) by the owner to the person seeking such right.  In the case of an express grant, the parties […]

By Robert P. Rudolph, Esq. and Adam J. Shafran, Esq. After several months of public hearings on the new Earned Sick Time Law, the regulations have been finalized.  Beginning July 1, 2015, Massachusetts employees have the right to earn one hour of sick leave for every thirty hours worked, up to forty hours per year.  […]


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