Posts tagged "Retirement"

Essex Regional Retirement Board v. Justices of the Salem Division of the District Court Department of the Trial Court, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-086-17)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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-1158                                       Appeals Court

ESSEX REGIONAL RETIREMENT BOARD  vs.  JUSTICES OF THE SALEM DIVISION OF THE DISTRICT COURT DEPARTMENT OF THE TRIAL COURT[1] & another.[2]

No. 16-P-1158.

Essex.     March 8, 2017. – July 12, 2017.

Present:  Grainger, Blake, & Neyman, JJ.[3]

Public Employment, Retirement, Forfeiture of pension.  Police, Retirement.  PensionConstitutional Law, Public employment, Excessive fines clause.  County, Retirement board.  Practice, Civil, Action in nature of certiorari.  District Court, Appeal to Superior Court.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 12, 2017 at 8:47 pm

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State Board of Retirement v. Finneran, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-051-17)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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-12069

STATE BOARD OF RETIREMENT  vs.  THOMAS M. FINNERAN & others.[1]

Suffolk.     December 8, 2016. – April 5, 2017.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Botsford, Lenk, Hines, Gaziano, & Budd, JJ.[2]

Retirement.  State Board of Retirement.  Public Employment, Forfeiture of retirement benefits.  Constitutional Law, Excessive fines clause.  Practice, Civil, Action in nature of certiorari.

Civil action commenced in the Supreme Judicial Court for the county of Suffolk on December 4, 2015.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - April 5, 2017 at 3:01 pm

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Retirement Board of Stoneham v. Contributory Retirement Appeal Board, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-189-16)

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-12098

Retirement Board OF STONEHAM  vs.  Contributory Retirement Appeal Board & another.[1]

Middlesex.     October 5, 2016. – December 22, 2016.

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

Retirement.  Municipal Corporations, Retirement board.  Public Employment, Retirement.  Contributory Retirement Appeal Board.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on February 6, 2014.

The case was heard by Robert L. Ullmann, J., on motions for judgment on the pleadings.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - December 23, 2016 at 12:28 am

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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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DiMasi v. State Board of Retirement, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-056-16)

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-11971

SALVATORE F. DiMASI  vs.  STATE BOARD OF RETIREMENT & others.[1]

 

 

Suffolk.     February 9, 2016. – April 21, 2016.

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

Public Employment, Forfeiture of retirement benefits.  Retirement.  State Board of Retirement.  Contribution. Words, “Final conviction.”

Civil action commenced in the Supreme Judicial Court for the county of Suffolk on June 16, 2014.

The case was reported by Cordy, J.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - April 21, 2016 at 7:02 pm

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Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission v. Bettencourt (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-047-16)

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-11906

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ADMINISTRATION COMMISSION  vs.  EDWARD A. BETTENCOURT.

Suffolk.     October 6, 2015. – April 6, 2016.

Present (Sitting at New Bedford):  Gants, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Duffly, Lenk, & Hines, JJ.

Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission.  Retirement.  Public Employment, Retirement benefits, Forfeiture of retirement benefits.  Constitutional Law, Excessive fines clause.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on December 19, 2012.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - April 6, 2016 at 5:40 pm

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Ouellette v. Contributory Retirement Appeal Board, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-125-14)

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

13-P-291                                        Appeals Court

JACQUELINE OUELLETTE  vs.  CONTRIBUTORY RETIREMENT APPEAL BOARD & others.[1]

No. 13-P-291.

Suffolk.     December 9, 2013. – September 30, 2014.

Present:  Grainger, Brown, & Carhart, JJ.

Public Employment, Accidental disability retirement, Retirement, Retirement benefits.  Public Employee Retirement Administration CommissionContributory Retirement Appeal BoardRetirementAdministrative Law, Agency’s interpretation of statute.  Words, “Member in service.”

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - September 30, 2014 at 10:13 pm

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Hull Retirement Board v. Contributory Retirement Appeal Board, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-116-14)

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

13-P-1825                                       Appeals Court

HULL RETIREMENT BOARD  vs.  CONTRIBUTORY RETIREMENT APPEAL BOARD & others.[1]

No. 13-P-1825.     September 16, 2014.

Contributory Retirement Appeal BoardMunicipal Corporations, Retirement board, Police.  Police, Retirement.  Public Employment, Paid leave, Accidental disability retirement, Retirement.  Retirement.

The Hull retirement board (board) appeals from a Superior Court judgment affirming a decision of the contributory retirement appeal board (CRAB) upholding a division of administrative law appeals (DALA) magistrate’s determination requiring the board to amend the effective retirement date of defendant David Leary.  We affirm.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - September 16, 2014 at 6:22 pm

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Garney v. Massachusetts Teachers’ Retirement System (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-143-14)

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-11493

RONALD T. GARNEY  vs.  MASSACHUSETTS TEACHERS’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

Worcester.     April 10, 2014. – August 18, 2014.

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

Retirement.  Public Employment, Forfeiture of retirement benefits.  School and School Committee, Retirement benefits.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on January 14, 2010.

The case was heard by John S. McCann, J., on motions for judgment on the pleadings.

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

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 18, 2014 at 4:43 pm

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Retirement Board of Somerville v. Buonomo, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-062-14)

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‑11413

RETIREMENT BOARD OF SOMERVILLE  vs.  JOHN BUONOMO & others.[1]

Middlesex.     January 9, 2014.  ‑  April 2, 2014.

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

RetirementPublic Employment, Forfeiture of retirement benefits.  Register of ProbatePractice, Civil, Action in nature of certiorari.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on July 20, 2010.

Motions for judgment on the pleadings were heard by Thomas R. Murtagh, J.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - April 2, 2014 at 3:38 pm

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