Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the news and more

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023


  • "Insurer needn’t cover costs that prevented ‘imminent covered loss,’" Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Jan. 23). MBA member Michael F. Aylward commented on a Supreme Judicial Court decision that because a pollution liability policy did not expressly provide coverage for an imminent covered loss, the insurer did not have a common law duty to cover costs incurred by the policyholder.

  • "1st Circuit clarifies standard in FLSA overtime case," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Jan. 23). MBA member Lindsey A. Gil discussed a First U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision reversing summary judgment for an employer on claims of unpaid overtime because the lower court did not use relational analysis to determine whether the claimants were exempt from the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.
  • "Counsel in first DALA abuser registry cases share insights," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Jan. 23). MBA members Edward J. O’Brien and Robert L. Dambrov discussed their experiences in Division of Administrative Law Appeals hearings involving clients listed on a new registry of care providers who have been accused of abuse against individuals with disabilities. O'Brien connected with his client through the MBA's Lawyer Referral Service.

  • "3D printing: new frontier in potential product liability claims," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Jan. 23). MBA members Mitchell R. Edwards, Timothy M. Zabbo and Mark D. Hochberg wrote an article about the potential rise in product liability claims as 3D printing technology becomes more prevalent.

  • "Attorney Peter Elikann weighs in on Alec Baldwin 'Rust' shooting charges," Boston 25 News (Jan. 20). MBA Executive Management Board member Peter Elikann discussed the news that Alec Baldwin will be charged with involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer on the set of his movie "Rust."
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