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City of Boston v. Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-118-17)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

SJC-12077

CITY OF BOSTON  vs.  BOSTON POLICE PATROLMEN’S ASSOCIATION.

Suffolk.     December 5, 2016. – July 12, 2017.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Lenk, Hines, Gaziano, Lowy, & Budd, JJ.

Arbitration, Confirmation of award, Authority of arbitrator.  Municipal Corporations, Police.  Police, Discharge.  Public Employment, Police, Termination.  Public Policy.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on July 22, 2013.

The case was heard by Dennis J. Curran, J.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 13, 2017 at 12:21 am

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Walker, et al. v. Boston Medical Center Corp., et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 12-081-17)

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COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

SUFFOLK, ss SUPERIOR COURT

CIVIL ACTION

  1. 2015-01733-BLS1

KAMYRA WALKER and another,1

1 Anne O’ Rourke

2 MDF Transcription, LLC and Richard J. Fagan.

on behalf of themselves and other similarly situated

vs.

BOSTON MEDICAL CENTER CORP. and others 2

MEMORANDUM OF DECISION AND ORDER ON

DEFENDANT BOSTON MEDICAL CENTER CORP.’S

MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT

In March 2014, defendant Boston Medical Center, Corp. (BMC) learned that another health care provider had inadvertently accessed a BMC patient’s medical information on a website maintained by defendant MDF Transcriptions, LLC (MDF), a medical transcription company used by both BMC and thisother provider.  It sent a letter to all its patients who had records that had been transcribed by MDF informingthem that there might have been unauthorized access to their medical information. After receiving this letter, the plaintiffs Kamyra Walker and Anne O’Rourke,filedthisputative classaction against BMC, MDF, and Richard Fagan, MDF’s owner and manager.  They assertthat the defendants are liableto them, and all other similarly situated BMC patients,for failing to ensure that their medical information was kept confidential.  The case is before the court on BMC’smotionfor summary judgment. BMCargues, among other things, that the plaintiffs lack standing to maintain the claims asserted2

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 4, 2017 at 5:18 am

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477 Harrison Ave., LLC v. JACE Boston, LLC, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-083-17)

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - May 23, 2017 at 10:13 pm

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Benoit v. City of Boston (and a consolidated case) (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-080-17)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

SJC-12204

BRIAN BENOIT  vs.  CITY OF BOSTON

(and a consolidated case[1]).

Suffolk.     January 9, 2017. – May 16, 2017.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Lenk, Hines, Gaziano, Lowy, & Budd, JJ.

Workers’ Compensation Act, Compensation, Public employee, Decision of Industrial Accident Reviewing Board, Insurer.  Public Employment, Suspension, Worker’s compensation.  Municipal Corporations, Officers and employees.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on November 24, 2014.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - May 16, 2017 at 2:55 pm

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South Boston Elderly Residences, Inc. v. Moynahan (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-054-17)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

16-P-209                                        Appeals Court

SOUTH BOSTON ELDERLY RESIDENCES, INC.  vs.  GERALD MOYNAHAN.

No. 16-P-209.

Suffolk.     December 1, 2016. – May 9, 2017.

Present:  Milkey, Massing, & Sacks, JJ.

Housing.  Summary Process.  Landlord and Tenant, Eviction, Rent, Repairs, Habitability, Reprisal against tenant, Consumer protection, Quiet enjoyment.  Practice, Civil, Summary process, Abatement, Damages.  Damages, Breach of implied warranty of habitability.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - May 10, 2017 at 7:22 pm

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South Boston Elderly Residences, Inc. v. Moynahan (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-054-17)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

16-P-209                                        Appeals Court

SOUTH BOSTON ELDERLY RESIDENCES, INC.  vs.  GERALD MOYNAHAN.

No. 16-P-209.

Suffolk.     December 1, 2016. – May 9, 2017.

Present:  Milkey, Massing, & Sacks, JJ.

Housing.  Summary Process.  Landlord and Tenant, Eviction, Rent, Repairs, Habitability, Reprisal against tenant, Consumer protection, Quiet enjoyment.  Practice, Civil, Summary process, Abatement, Damages.  Damages, Breach of implied warranty of habitability.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - May 9, 2017 at 9:55 pm

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Gannon v. City of Boston (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-059-17)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

SJC-12136

SEAN GANNON  vs.  CITY OF BOSTON.

Suffolk.     December 8, 2016. – April 18, 2017.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Botsford, Lenk, Hines, Gaziano, Lowy, & Budd, JJ.[1]

Anti-Discrimination Law, Handicap, Employment, Burden of proof.  Employment, Discrimination.  Handicapped Persons.  Municipal Corporations, Police.  Public Employment, Police.  Practice, Civil, Summary judgment, Burden of proof.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on September 27, 2012.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - April 18, 2017 at 5:52 pm

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Saturn Funding, LLC v. NRO Boston, LLC, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 12-017-17)

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

 

SUFFOLK, ss.                                                                       SUPERIOR COURT

                                                                                                CIVIL ACTION

NO.: 16-2523B

 

 

SATURN FUNDING, LLC

 

vs.

 

NRO BOSTON, LLC, NORTH RIVER OUTFITTERS, NRO SPORT, LLC, NRO EDGARTOWN LLC, and ALICE INDELICATO and JASON INDELICATO

MEMORANDUM OF DECISION AND ORDER

ON DEFENDANTS’ NRO BOSTON, LLC AND NORTH RIVER

OUTFITTERS, NRO SPORT, LLC, NRO EDGARTOWN LLC,

JASON INDELICATO AND ALICE INDELICATO’S

 MOTION TO REMOVE DEFAULT AND FILE ANSWER

 AND AFFIRMATION DEFENSES LATE

The defendants move under Mass. R. Civ. P. 55(c) and 60(b) to vacate a Default Judgment by Confession against NRO Boston, LLC, North River Outfitters, NRO Sport, LLC, NRO Edgartown LLC, Alice Indelicato, and Jason Indelicato that was obtained by Saturn Funding, LLC. Plaintiff opposes this motion on the grounds that the defendants have not shown good cause under Mass.R.Civ.P. 55(c) to set aside the entry of Mass.R.Civ.P. 55(a) default. Pursuant to the plaintiff’s request under Mass. R. Civ. P. 55(b)(1), defendants were all defaulted. [1]  Judgment by Default entered on January 3, 2017.  For the reasons stated herein, the defendants’ motion is ALLOWED.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - March 2, 2017 at 6:54 pm

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Verizon New England Inc. v. Board of Assessors of Boston (and a consolidated case) (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-173-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

SJC-12034

VERIZON NEW ENGLAND INC.  vs.  BOARD OF ASSESSORS OF BOSTON (and a consolidated case[1]).

Suffolk.     April 7, 2016. – November 2, 2016.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Duffly, & Hines, JJ.[2]

Telephone Company.  Taxation, Assessors, Personal property tax: value.  Constitutional Law, Taxation.

Appeal from a decision of the Appellate Tax Board.

The Supreme Judicial Court on its own initiative transferred the case from the Appeals Court.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - November 2, 2016 at 3:11 pm

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Kalu v. Boston Retirement Board, et al.

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

15-P-1148                                       Appeals Court

OBIDIYA KALU  vs.  BOSTON RETIREMENT BOARD & another.[1]

No. 15-P-1148.

Norfolk.     May 4, 2016. – October 14, 2016.

Present:  Katzmann, Carhart, & Sullivan, JJ.[2]

Contributory Retirement Appeal Board.  Public Employment, Accidental disability retirement, Retirement.  Retirement.  Practice, Civil, Appeal.  Administrative Law, Decision, Judicial review, Official notice, Substantial evidence.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - October 14, 2016 at 8:23 pm

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