Mass. Appeals Court: Employee Who Sued For Injury Wrongfully Terminated

A common legal complication arising out of Massachusetts construction injuries is a suit brought by the injured party against parties upstream to their employer–i.e. a subcontractor’s employee bringing suit against the general contractor. Massachusetts workers’ compensation law bars the employee …

Does Your Standard Subcontract Expose You to Unnecessary Liability?

By Sakib A. Khan, Esq. and Matthew W. Rossman Under Massachusetts law, unmodified, standard form subcontracts such as the AIA A401 can leave the general contractor unnecessarily exposed to potential liability for accident or injury. ¬†As the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial …