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  • 80 Memo & Order on MBY’s MTD (Denied)

    On September 5, 2023, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts entered an Order denying a marina’s motion to dismiss a limitation action for lack of jurisdiction because the marina’s alleges that the vessel in question was … Read more

  • First Circuit Affirms Judgment of Exoneration by Default in Limitation Case

    On May 2, 2023 the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit affirmed the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts’ Judgment of Exoneration by Default in favor of a fishing vessel owner for all claims … Read more

  • Liam O’Connell Selected as Super Lawyers 2021 Massachusetts Rising Star

    Liam O’Connell, was selected to Rising Stars for 2021. This peer designation is awarded only to a select number of accomplished attorneys in each state. The Rising Stars selection process takes into account peer recognition, professional achievement in legal practice, … Read more

  • Rockport Fire Department and Chief Doyle

    For Immediate Release June 21, 2021 Rockport Board of Selectmen Chairperson Ruth George’s statement from June 18, 2021, was completely as expected. The Selectmen decided to make a statement about Chief Doyle’s lawsuit, a few days before election day (where … Read more

  • Federal Court finds Fishing Company does not have to pay Maintenance and Cure

    The District of Massachusetts entered summary judgment in favor of a fishing company finding that it was not liable to pay maintenance and cure to a former deckhand after he claims he aggravated his original injury when working on a … Read more

  • Federal Judge finds Nathan Carman directly or indirectly caused boat to sink

    After nearly three years of litigation and a two-week trial at the District of Rhode Island, the Court entered Judgment for our clients denying Nathan Carman’s insurance claim and dismissing all of his counterclaims.  The case involved the disappearance of … Read more

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