2009 – 2010 Press Releases by the Attorney General of MA

May 06, 2009 – For immediate release: AG Obtains Consent Judgment Against Boston Realty Company Resolving Allegations of Discrimination BOSTON- Attorney General Martha Coakley’s Office has obtained a consent judgment against a Boston realty company and one of its owners, resolving allegations that they violated Massachusetts antidiscrimination laws...
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2009 Dolores v Gustafson (Security Deposits)

    EURIDICES A. DOLORES, and another [Note 1] v. CHERYL GUSTAFSON, and another [Note 2]   2009 Mass. App. Div. 267   November 25, 2009   Appellate Division Northern District   Court Below: District Court, Natick Division   Present: Greco, P.J., Coven and Brant, JJ.   Alan...
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2009 Taylor v Beaudry (Security Deposit)

Dear Appellate Court Judges,   Recently there was a case in the Appellate Court called Taylor v Beaudry 75 Mass.App.Ct. 411 (2009). It was returned back to Housing Court and I believe it is listed as 07-CV-209 there. This is a case of first impression and the ramifications...
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2009 Nutt v Florio (dogs)

KILLIAN NUTT [FN1] . EMIL A. FLORIO & another. [FN2] No. 08-P-81. Middlesex. April 14, 2009. – October 19, 2009. Present: COHEN, KATZMANN, & GRAINGER, JJ. One owning or controlling real estate, Duty to prevent harm, Foreseeability of harm. CIVIL ACTION commenced in the Superior Court Department on...
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2008 Tracy v Norve (right to a jury under 93A)

SOUTHEASTERN DIVISION Docket # 04-CV-01109 Parties: Noel Tracy and Michael Tracy v. Norve Properties, LLC and Lawrence E. Norve, Jr. Judge: /s/WILBUR P. EDWARDS, JR. ASSOCIATE JUSTICE Date: March 19, 2008 MEMORANDUM OF DECISION ON PLAINTIFFS’ M.G.L. c. 93A CLAIM This civil action was initiated by the Plaintiffs...
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2007 Taylor v Burke (Security Deposit must be in a MA bank)

69 Mass. App. Ct. 77 (2007)   JOHN C. TAYLOR vs. MARGARET M. BURKE   No. 05-P-1433. Essex. September 13, 2006. – May 17, 2007.   Present: RAPOZA, C.J., GELINAS, & GRAINGER, JJ.   Landlord and Tenant, Security deposit. Statute, Construction. CIVIL ACTION commenced in the Northeast Division...
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