Property Damage

Property Damage

Summary Judgment Granted in USDC-NH / Flood Damage Subrogation Action

Attorney John M. Dealy successfully obtained summary judgment on behalf of a property manager in a subrogation action brought by a national retail store for significant flood damage sustained following.. read more

Defense Verdict / 20-day Trial Arising from Alleged Wrongful Disposal of Property

Attorney Paul S. Rainville successfully obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a trash disposal company in a case arising from the disposal of the contents of a home that.. read more

Dismissal of City in Water Runoff / Property Damage Action

Attorney Courtney Mayo successfully obtained a dismissal on behalf of a municipality in an action arising from property damage allegedly caused by water runoff. The plaintiff homeowners filed the subject.. read more

Defense Verdict in Declaratory Judgment Action Following Devastating Fire

Attorney John A. Girouard successfully obtained a defense verdict in a jury trial in United States District Court, First District of Massachusetts.   The plaintiff insurer sought declaratory judgment with regard.. read more

Defendant Insurance Company Dismissed from Multi-District Litigation Involving Chinese Drywall Cases

Representing an insurance company in a declaratory judgment component of a Multi-District Litigation action stemming from the alleged sale and installation of Chinese Drywall, Attorneys David Hassett and Sarah Christie.. read more

Motion to Dismiss Granted – Negligence / Misrepresentation / Improper Drainage

Attorney Donnelly earned a dismissal of a Worcester Superior Court action filed by homeowners against the Town of Grafton stemming from improper drainage / excessive water flow at a subdevelopment.. read more

Motion for Summary Judgment Allowed for Town of Becket

Trespass / Nuisance / Res Judicata Attorneys Donnelly and Mayo successfully moved for summary judgment in an action arising from a vitreous sewage pipe that was leaking into the drinking.. read more

Plaintiff’s Drainage Easement Case Holds No Water

n an action arising out of a drainage easement and flooding to a residential property, the plaintiff sought declaratory and injunctive relief and claimed that she had an appurtenant drainage.. read more

Hassett and Donnelly, P.C. Prevails on Behalf of Insurer Before Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

Insurer’s Denial Based on “Anti-concurrent Cause” Provision Deemed Proper – Important Implications for All Massachusetts Property Insurers On July 12, 2012, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled in favor of.. read more