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DWPM Attorneys Win First Circuit Appeal in Potential Class Action

Congratulations to DWPM Attorney Bob Leonard, who won a victory in the First Circuit Court of Appeals. In Bais Yaakov...
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Attorney Diana Day Appointed to City Commission

DWPM Attorney Diana Day has been appointed to a three-year term on the City of Northampton Transportation & Parking Commission...
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What Municipal Employers Should Know About the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

The United States Supreme Court recently handed down a decision on the “Computer Fraud and Abuse Act” (CFAA), a 1986...
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Long-COVID Patients Could Be Covered By Federal Disability Law

President Biden announced on Monday, July 26, 2021, the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, that the White...
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Bankruptcy Preference Actions: Do You Have to Provide a Refund?

Western Massachusetts businesses may be surprised to learn what happens when a client, customer, or vendor files for bankruptcy.  When...
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Special Permits for Western Massachusetts Businesses: Know Your Rights

If your business is seeking to expand into an area that has a residential or other zoning classification, you may...
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Parents Can Be Liable for the Actions of Their Children

Did you know that you, as a parent, can be held civilly liable for the intentional acts of your unemancipated...
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Fourth of July: Beware

Residents of Massachusetts cannot purchase or set off fireworks in Massachusetts, absent a license. The Fourth of July is a...
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Corporal Punishment in Massachusetts

The days of corporal punishment have gone by the wayside, but not completely. Many of you from the baby boomer...
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Homeowners: Do You Have a Duty To Protect People From Harm By Others?

To succeed on a claim for negligence, a claimant must demonstrate that a defendant (i.e. landlord, property owner, other driver,...
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