There is a stand of trees on the boundary line of your property. You know they are actually located on your neighbor’s side of the boundary. But, they are really growing high. They block light on your land and they seem a bit top-heavy. You would love to trim them back or top them off to reduce the shadow in your yard. [Read more…]
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.
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…]