"Judge boots suit by pedestrian hit by postal truck," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
(Nov. 1). MBA Past President Jeffrey N. Catalano
and MBA members James A. Swartz
and E. Steven Coren
commented on a U.S. magistrate judge's decision that a pedestrian hit by a mail truck while crossing the street could not pursue a negligence claim against the federal government due to a lack of evidence that his injuries would not have occurred "but for" the driver's breach of a duty of care.