Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the news and more

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021

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  • The Boston Globe and The Salem News covered the virtual Talk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid, which was presented on Jan. 27 by the Equal Justice Coalition, a collaboration between the MBA, the Boston Bar Association and the Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation. MBA President Denise I. Murphy was among the event speakers.

  • "1st Circuit: Snowbirds’ auto policy could be rescinded," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Jan. 25). MBA members Michael C. Najjar and Megan C. Deluhery commented on a First U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision, which found that an insurance company could rescind automobile coverage for a Peabody couple who failed to disclose at the time of policy renewal that their vehicle was garaged in Florida, where they owned a condominium. 

  • "Commercial policy doesn’t cover restaurants’ COVID losses," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Jan. 25). MBA member Sara Perkins Jones discussed a Superior Court judge's decision finding that a commercial property insurance policy did not cover lost income incurred by restaurants as a result of COVID-related stay-at-home-orders.

  • "Top-notch trial lawyers help launch new, free conciliation program," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Jan. 25). MBA member Ellen Epstein Cohen was quoted in a story about the new conciliation program she helped launch in the Superior Court. The article also quoted Hon. Judith Fabricant, chief justice of the Superior Court and an MBA member.
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