Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the news and more

Thursday, June 9, 2022


  • "Slip & fall case comes up short on medical causation," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (June 6). MBA Access to Justice Section Council member Nicholas B. Carter and MBA members William D. Kickham and Alan E. Brown discussed a U.S. District Court judge's decision that a premises liability plaintiff could not rely on Massachusetts' "obvious causal relationship exception" to avoid rebutting an expert opinion that she tore her rotator cuff eight months before falling at the defendant's store. 

  • "Loss assessment coverage limit didn’t renew each term," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (June 6). MBA member William A. Schneider commented on a U.S. magistrate judge's decision that a $50,000-per-loss limit in a condo owner's coverage for damage to common areas was meant to encompass benefits paid during prior policy periods but arising from the same incident.

  • "‘Leaders in the Law’ celebrated for achievements, successes," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (June 6). Among those pictured at Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly's recent Leaders in the Law event were the following MBA members: Ian J. Pinta, Lawyer of the Year Benjamin J. Wish, Michael R. DiStefano, James A. BelloRichard R. Hennessey, Lawyer of the Year Tory A. Weigand and Lawyer of the Year Wendy K. Venoit.
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