Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the news and more

Thursday, May 19, 2022


  • "Superior Court judge wades into murky waters of therapy records privilege," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (May 16). MBA Past President Jeffrey N. Catalano and MBA members Joseph L. Sulman and Monica R. Shah discussed the issue of how courts determine whether patient-plaintiffs have constructively waived their privilege to keep treatment records private.

  • "Passenger can sue airline over injuries," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (May 16). MBA members Tory A. Weigand and Christopher Poreda commented on a First U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision that a passenger could sue an airline over injuries she sustained in a fall while climbing down an airplane's portable stairs.

  • "Judge: Out-of-state resident can sue Mass. insurer under 93A," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (May 16). MBA member Joseph M. Cacace discussed a Superior Court judge's decision that a New York resident's insurance dispute with Unum Group had a sufficient relationship with Massachusetts to support his pursuit of consumer protection remedies under Chapters 93A and 176D.
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