"Class action bar scores win in Wage Act case," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (April 22). MBA member Daniel S. Field was quoted about a Supreme Judicial Court ruling, which found that a former Chinese restaurant worker's class-action claim for unpaid "reporting pay" met the certification standard despite the number of putative class members being unclear.
"SJC decision may aid push for right to eviction counsel," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (April 22). MBA member Mary K. Ryan was quoted about a recent Supreme Judicial Court decision that could serve as a precursor to legislative changes granting low-income litigants the right to counsel in eviction cases.
"In motion practice, don’t lose sight of the equities," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (April 22). Hon. Douglas H. Wilkins, an MBA member and a Superior Court judge, co-wrote a motion practice column encouraging lawyers not to overlook the equities of their cases.
"Colorful Brockton attorney remembered for service to boxer Hagler, others," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (April 23). MBA member Stephen R. Wainwright, who passed away in March at age 79, was the subject of a Hearsay article covering his memorable career.