A Massachusetts Superior Court judge ruled recently that a software executive, who received a cease-and-desist letter from his former employer, could not sue the employer for tortious interference with contract because the communication was protected by what is known as the absolute litigation privilege.
Fusaro, Altomare & Ermilio, in conjunction with the Seven Hills Global Outreach Foundation, recently contributed to a joint emergency gift to aid those suffering from the Ebola virus in the Bandawa region of Sierra Leone. Dr. David A. Jordan, President of the Seven Hills Foundation, who coordinated the effort and also contributed, sent along the following report and letter of thanks:
Oh no! I can’t believe that car hit me!
You’ve just been in a pretty bad car accident. OK… deep breath…. It’s unfortunate, but it happened. Now what do you do? If you are still at the scene: [Read more…]
You’re Bound By that Email! A Massachusetts Superior Court has found that a party’s acceptance by email of another party’s offer resulted in a binding contract. The decision was in the context of enforcement of a mechanic’s lien. The Massachusetts statutory procedure for enforcement of a mechanic’s lien requires a “written contract.” [Read more…]