Posts tagged "International"

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local No. 129 Benefit Fund v. Tucci, et al. (and eight companion cases) (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-038-17)

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SJC-12137

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers LOCAL NO. 129 BENEFIT FUND[1]  vs.  JOSEPH M. TUCCI & others[2] (and eight consolidated cases[3]).

Suffolk.     November 7, 2016. – March 6, 2017.

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

Corporation, Stockholder’s derivative suit, Merger, Sale of assets, Valuation of stock, Board of directors.  Practice, Civil, Class action, Dismissal.

Civil actions commenced in the Superior Court Department on October 15, October 16, October 19, October 20, October 23, October 28, and October 29, 2015.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - March 6, 2017 at 3:54 pm

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Service Employees International Union, Local 509, et al. v. Auditor of the Commonwealth, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-186-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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-12126

SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION, LOCAL 509, & others[1]  vs.  AUDITOR OF THE COMMONWEALTH & others.[2]

Suffolk.     September 6, 2016. – December 9, 2016.

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

Privatization Act.  Auditor.  Commissioner of Mental Health.  Public Welfare, Department of Health and Human Services.  Mental Health.  Practice, Civil, Action in nature of certiorari.

Civil action commenced in the Supreme Judicial Court for the county of Suffolk on April 8, 2016.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - December 9, 2016 at 9:37 pm

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Service Employees International Union, Local 509 v. Department of Mental Health, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-180-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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-12035

SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION, LOCAL 509  vs.  DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH & others.[1]

Suffolk.     September 6, 2016. – November 22, 2016.

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

Privatization Act.  Commissioner of Mental Health.  Commonwealth, Contracts.  Contract, Validity.  Public Employment.  Laches.  Practice, Civil, Judgment on the pleadings.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on February 15, 2012.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - November 22, 2016 at 9:45 pm

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City of Springfield v. Local Union No. 648, International Association of Firefighters, AFL-CIO (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-107-15)

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13-P-1691                                       Appeals Court

CITY OF SPRINGFIELD  vs.  LOCAL UNION NO. 648, INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS, AFL-CIO.

No. 13-P-1691.

Hampden.     September 11, 2014. – August 13, 2015.

Present:  Trainor, Rubin, & Sullivan, JJ.

Fire Fighter, Appointment.  Arbitration, Fire fighters, Authority of arbitrator, Damages.  Labor, Fire fighters, Arbitration, Civil service, Damages.  Civil Service, Fire fighters, Appointment.  Contract, Collective bargaining contract.  Damages, Back pay.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 13, 2015 at 8:37 pm

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Ramos, et al. v. International Fidelity Insurance Company (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-073-15)

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

13-P-1305                                       Appeals Court

JESSICA RAMOS & others[1]  vs. INTERNATIONAL FIDELITY

INSURANCE COMPANY (and two companion cases[2]).

No. 13-P-1305.

Hampden.     September 8, 2014. – July 9, 2015.

Present:  Trainor, Rubin, & Sullivan, JJ.

BailConsumer Protection Act, Unfair or deceptive act, Vicarious liability, Surety.  Agency, Agent’s contract, Liability of agent, Scope of authority or employment.  Contract, Performance and breach, Surety, Damages.  Judgment, Interest.  Damages, Breach of contract, Interest.  InterestPractice, Civil, Summary judgment, Interest.  Surety.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 9, 2015 at 11:22 pm

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Service Employees International Union, Local 509 v. Department of Mental Health (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-138-14)

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; SJCReportersjc.state.ma.us

SJC-11544

SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION, LOCAL 509  vs.  DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH.

Suffolk.     April 7, 2014. – August 15, 2014.

Present:  Ireland, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Gants, Duffly, & Lenk, JJ.[1]

Privatization Act.  Commissioner of Mental Health.  Auditor. Declaratory Relief.  Practice, Civil, Declaratory proceeding, Standing, Parties, Failure to join party.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on February 15, 2012.

The case was heard by Merita A. Hopkins, J., on a motion for judgment on the pleadings.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 15, 2014 at 8:41 pm

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American International Insurance Company v. Robert Seuffer GmbH & Co. KG (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-081-14)

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‑11418

AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY[1]  vs.  ROBERT SEUFFER GMBH & CO. KG.

Middlesex.     January 7, 2014.  ‑  May 14, 2014.

Present:  Ireland, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Gants, Duffly, & Lenk, JJ.

Jurisdiction, Personal.  Practice, Civil, Affirmative defense, Waiver, Retroactivity of judicial holding.  WaiverRetroactivity of Judicial Holding.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on December 16, 2009.

A motion for summary judgment was heard by Douglas H. Wilkins, J.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - May 14, 2014 at 11:44 pm

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Diamond Group, Inc. v. Selective Distribution International, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-139-13)

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

12‑P‑864                                        Appeals Court

Diamond Group, Inc.  vs.  Selective Distribution International, Inc.

No. 12‑P‑864.

Middlesex.     January 8, 2013.  ‑  November 25, 2013.

Present:  Graham, Grainger, & Sikora, JJ.

Jurisdiction, Personal, Long‑arm statute, Forum non conveniens.  Constitutional LawDue Process of Law.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on October 19, 2009.

A motion to dismiss was heard by Daniel M. Wrenn, J.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - November 25, 2013 at 5:56 pm

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Depianti, et al. v. Jan-Pro Franchising International, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-112-13)

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‑11282

GIOVANI DEPIANTI & others[1]  vs.  JAN-PRO FRANCHISING INTERNATIONAL, INC.

Suffolk.     February 5, 2013.  ‑  June 17, 2013.

Present:  Ireland, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Gants, Duffly, & Lenk, JJ.

Labor, Wages.  Massachusetts Wage ActIndependent Contractor ActContract, Franchise agreement, Employment.  Statute, Construction.  Attorney GeneralAdministrative Law, Exhaustion of remedies.

Certification of a question of law to the Supreme Judicial Court by the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - June 18, 2013 at 1:05 am

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275 Washington Street Corp. v. Hudson River International, LLC, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-071-13)

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‑11217

275 WASHINGTON STREET CORP., trustee,[1]  vs.  HUDSON RIVER

INTERNATIONAL, LLC,[2] & another.[3]

Suffolk.     January 7, 2013.  ‑  April 30, 2013.

Present:  Ireland, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Gants, Duffly, & Lenk, JJ.

Contract, Lease of real estate, Termination, Damages, Indemnity.  Landlord and Tenant, Lease as contract, Rent, Termination of lease.  Real Property, Lease.  Damages, Breach of contract.  IndemnityGuaranty.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on May 29, 2008.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - April 30, 2013 at 5:54 pm

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