In addition to representing consumers in disputes with insurance companies and contractors, I accept appointments as a so called "referee," in insurance coverage disputes.
When disputes over the value of damage to property arise in Massachusetts between homeowners and insurance companies, Massachusetts law (G.L.c. 175 s. 99 if ...
9/18/2013Recently, I received a call from an individual who had received an adverse ruling from a Judge I shan't name. The individual wanted to know whether he could "sue" the Judge, or the Commonwealth, because the decision did not go his way. I explained that he could not.
4/03/2013 Foreclosure Defense, Bankruptcy, Commercial Lease Litigation
If you lost your home to foreclosure, and there was more due on the mortgage note than was received by the mortgagee (the entity that foreclosed), you might find yourself subject to a lawsuit for what is known as a "deficiency."
A deficiency is, essentially, the difference between the amount ...
There has been much recent discussion about so-called "too big to fail" Wall Street banks, such as Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Citibank, and J.P. Morgan Chase. The obvious solution to this problem is for the Justice Department to initiate an "antritrust" suit, to break up these big banks ...
In Massachusetts, a Petition to Partition is a legal proceeding whereby those who own land jointly can separate their ownership, if they cannot agree how to do so out of Court.
Usually, those seeking to petition land inherited the land. However, land can be partitioned which was acquired by more ...