PDP Announces Hire of Associate Attorney Matthew J. Hamel
August 15, 2022 (Boston, MA) - Pierce Davis & Perritano is pleased to announce the hire of Matthew J. Hamel as an Associate Attorney at the firm. Mr. Hamel will work primarily with the Governmental and Municipal Law practice group at the firm and is a solid addition to the firm.
Webinar: The Knowledge Group - Melissa M. Malloy Product Liability Presentation
This Knowledge Group event will last 1.5 hours (eastern) and offers 1.5 CLE credits. Melissa's presentation will be focused on the rise and expansion of the duty to warn in product liability litigation as technological advances have altered traditional commerce.
Mass. Appeals Court addresses Planet Fitness Ex-CFO Award Verdict In Twist Invoking NH Substantive Law
The Appeals Court of Massachusetts recently addressed a choice of law issue as to the calculation of prejudgment interest on a Massachusetts (Mass.) jury verdict award in a case involving a contractual clause that invoked New Hampshire substantive law.
2022 National Foster Care Month - Special Thanks to The Wonderfund
As National Foster Care Month comes to a close, PDP wishes to highlight the vital support provided by The Wonderfund - a private non-profit group that provides vital resources to children involved with the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF)
Adam Simms Defends Claims Against Town of Duxury
Congratulations to Partner Adam Simms who recently obtained a dismissal of numerous claims asserted against the Town of Duxbury in a suit brought by a real estate developer that attempted to challenge the Town's statutory right of first refusal and eminent domain powers.
Partner Jason W. Crotty Obtains Favorable Summary Judgement for Sergeant of Small Cape Cod Police Department
Partner Jason W. Crotty, Esq. recently obtained a favorable Motion for Summary Judgment decision on all counts of a complaint pled against a sergeant in a small Cape Cod police department.
Suffolk County Superior Court Renders Judgement on Consumer Protection Claim against New York Plaintiff
A Suffolk County Superior Court judge recently ruled that Massachusetts law applies to a consumer protection claim filed by a New York plaintiff against insurance company defendants that were incorporated in or regularly conducted business in Massachusetts.
Partner John J. Davis Obtains Favorable Decision on Behalf of Local School District
Attorneys John J. Davis and Katie Cooper Davis have obtained a favorable decision in a negligence action on behalf of a local school district that had asserted statutory immunity. The Massachusetts Superior Court found that no school district employee had taken any affirmative action that 'originally caused' [the] condition or situation" that led to a student's self-inflicted injury.
Partner Adam Simms Guides Town of Stoneham to Victory in Appeals Court Decision
Congratulations to Partners Adam Simms and Seth Barnett, who recently prevailed in the Appeals Court of Massachusetts on behalf of the Town of Stoneham and several former members of the Select Board. The case involved a former town employee who brought whistleblower retaliation and civil conspiracy claims following the Town's decision to privatize a municipal golf course.