Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the media

Thursday, Jun. 29, 2017

Notable & Quotable

  • "Cancer researcher awarded $22m in suit against Steward Health Care," Boston Globe (June 23) -- MBA President Jeffrey N. Catalano was quoted in an article about a $22 million jury verdict for a cancer scientist.
  • "Court reporters victimized by technological advances," Boston Herald (June 23) -- MBA Chief Legal Counsel Martin W. Healy was quoted in an article about the replacement of court reporters by an electronic recording system and per diem workers next year.
  • "After son's killing, Uxbridge woman on quest to change insanity defense," Worcester Telegram & Gazette (June 25) -- MBA Chief Legal Counsel Martin W. Healy was quoted in a story about a proposed bill related to using the insanity defense.
  • "Pols & Politics: Charlie Baker eyes legacy of reshaping courts," Boston Herald (June 25) -- MBA Chief Legal Counsel Martin W. Healy was quoted in an article about Governor Baker's judicial nominations.
  • "Baker nominates Appeals Court chief for state's highest court," Boston Globe (June 26) -- MBA Chief Legal Counsel Martin W. Healy spoke about Governor Baker's nomination of Appeals court Chief Justice Scott Kafker to the Supreme Judicial Court. The MBA also released a statement (see below), which was quoted in several outlets, including the Berkshire Eagle and the Salem News.
  • "Jurors likely swayed by the death of an innocent in Bella Bond trial, lawyers say," Boston Globe (June 26) -- MBA Chief Legal Counsel Martin W. Healy appeared in a story about the verdict against Michael McCarthy. Former chair of the MBA's Criminal Justice Section Peter Elikann also appeared on Boston 25 News as a legal analyst following the verdict.
  • "Prosecutors recommend 35-year sentence for NECC Exec.," Boston 25 News (June 26) -- Former chair of the MBA's Criminal Justice Section Peter Elikann discussed the sentencing of Barry Cadden, the former head of a pharmaceutical company that was connected to a deadly meningitis outbreak.
  • "Judge rips ex-assistant AGs for trying cover-up in drug lab scandal," Boston Herald (June 27) -- 2017 Access to Justice Defender Award Winner Rebecca Jacobstein of CPCS and MBA Chief Legal Counsel Martin W. Healy were quoted in the Boston Herald following a decision by Judge Richard J. Carey related to the Sonia Farak drug lab scandal.
  • "'Unreliable' breath-test cases on uneven path to resolution," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (June 26) -- MBA members Joseph D. Bernard of Springfield, Anne C. Goldbach of CPCS in Boston and Thomas E. Workman Jr. of Taunton were quoted in a story about breath-test results in drunken driving cases.
  • "Public policy doesn't bar coverage of punitives in wrongful death case," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (June 26) -- MBA Civil Litigation Section Chair Scott M. Heidorn and MBA members William A. Schneider and Harvey Nosowitz were quoted in a story about a Superior Court judge's decision in Williamson-Green v. Interstate Fire and Casualty Company.
  • "Absent misrepresentation, high-low agreement stands," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (June 26) -- MBA President Jeffrey N. Catalano was quoted in a story about the Superior Court judge's decision in Xu, et al. v. Donovan, et al.