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A lawyer's "privilege" to produce
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2011

The First Circuit rejected a series of arguments from the client of an attorney who received a grand-jury subpoena for the client's records


Howes v. Riordan
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2012

In Howes v. Riordan, Case No. 11-P-596, 2012 Mass. App. Unpub. LEXIS 220 (Feb. 28, 2012), a decision issued pursuant to Rule 1:28, the Appeals Court affirmed the allowance of a motion to strike an affidavit of objections


Immediate appeal is permitted to challenge a trial court’s authority to vacate a previous judgment
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2007

The Supreme Court of Connecticut recently found another exception to the final judgment rule under the second prong of State v. Curcio, 191 Conn. 27, 31 (1983), reaffirming that parties may immediately appeal and challenge a trial court’s power to vacate a previous judgment or order


"It vexes me. I'm terribly vexed."
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2012

The Hyde Amendment gives criminal defendants the chance to win attorney's fees and costs when "the court finds that the position of the United States was vexatious, frivolous, or in bad faith."


IRS issues DOMA guidance: action steps for employers
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2013

On August 29, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Revenue Ruling 2013-17 providing guidance on the effect of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision


Married same-sex couples entitled to spousal coverage
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2014

On March 14, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Center for Consumer Information and Oversight issued guidance requiring health insurance


Sherman v. Shub
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2011

In Sherman v. Shub, Case No. SUCV2007-BLS1, 2011 Mass. Super. LEXIS 146 (Suffolk Super. Ct. June 16, 2011), a Superior Court decision that was issued in June but just recently reported, the Court entered summary judgment against the plaintiffs on their Chapter 93A claim against the defendant insurance advisers and attorneys relating to allegedly defective estate plans


Donoghue v. Horner
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2009

Case law relating to trusts and estates is constantly evolving


Germain v. Girard
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2010

In Germain v. Girard, Case No. 09-P-1710, 2010 Mass. App. Unpub. LEXIS 1167 (Oct. 28, 2010), a decision issued pursuant to Rule 1:28, the Appeals Court addressed an award of legal fees pursuant to G.L. c. 215, 39A


Gillespie v. Gillespie
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2011

First, in Gillespie v. Gillespie, Case No. 09-P-2174, 2011 Mass. App. Unpub. LEXIS 156 (Feb. 7, 2011), a decision issued pursuant to Rule 1:28, the Appeals Court addressed claims for tortious interference with expectancy of a gift and wrongful death by suicide