The Reviewing Board of the Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents (DIA) once famously observed, “The issue of who is an independent contractor and who is an employee has bedeviled the bar and bench since the beginning of workers’ compensation.” MacTavish v. O’Connor Lumber Co., 6 Mass. Workers’ Comp. Rep. 174, 177 (1992). Based on recent […]
Massachusetts insurance law
A new lawsuit filed by the AG seeking to ensure that Massachusetts ride-sharing drivers have access to minimum wage, overtime, earned sick time and other benefits.
A class action suit seeking overtime pay for unlicensed employees a bank hired who were to sell insurance and investment products after they obtained on their own time the necessary insurance and security licenses recently failed in Federal Court in Boston.
A Boston restaurant who notified its insurer about a claim, but never notified the insurer about a suit, until it was too late.
Federal judge rules insuring agreement bars coverage for recurring damages.