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Trial Verdict 2018-38: Morrison Mahoney Partner Doug Price and Associate Brian Manikowski Obtain Defense Verdict in Berkshire Superior Court

Oct 19 2018
Morrison Mahoney Partner Doug Price and Associate Brian Manikowski obtained a defense verdict following a two day jury trial in Berkshire Superior Court.

The lawsuit stemmed from a ski accident in which the plaintiff claimed our client, a minor, collided with her on a ski slope, causing the plaintiff to suffer multiple injuries, including a torn ACL, MCL and knee fracture, which required surgical repair.

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Courtroom Success 2018-37: Morrison Mahoney Partner Bill Staar and Associate Erin Hoefler Prevail in Motion to Dismiss

Oct 18 2018
Morrison Mahoney Partner Bill Staar and Associate Erin Hoefler successfully have moved to dismiss all claims against their corporate clients recently-filed in the New Hampshire Superior Court.

The plaintiff alleged that, in 2015, a defective vending machine manufactured and distributed by the clients caught fire in a local courthouse, set off sprinklers, and resulted in water damage exceeding $250,000.

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Courtroom Success 2018-36: Morrison Mahoney Partner Joe Desmond and Associate Jon Blanton Prevail on Motion for Summary Judgment

Sep 27 2018
Our client was an elevator service company that contracted with the property owner to provide monthly examinations and lubrications, minor adjustments as necessary, and prepare the elevator for annual state safety inspections. On the date in question, the plaintiff claimed that the elevator and the floor were uneven while she was exiting which caused her to trip and fall.

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Informed Consent in Telemedicine

Sep 27 2018
The provision of telemedicine raises additional, often heightened, duties to the standard of care. Notwithstanding the promise of more efficient health care, telemedicine providers must remain particularly diligent in dedicating time to obtaining and documenting informed consent. In his article, Mike Lavoie discusses best-practice tips for the risk conscious provider in obtaining informed consent prior to treating patients via telemedicine.

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Contractual Indemnity in Construction Claims

Sep 21 2018
Upon receipt of a new claim or lawsuit involving a construction site accident or defect, risk transfer is an important consideration. Associate Stephen Troiano outlines considerations pertaining to contractual indemnity in construction claims.

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