Municipal Law

Municipal Law

Judgment in Favor of Municipality in Land Dispute

Attorney Matthew Lindberg obtained judgment in favor of a Town in Worcester Superior Court in the trial of an action stemming from a contentious land dispute between property owners and.. 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

Mayo Obtains Five Wins Before the MCAD over a Six-Month Period

Attorney Courtney Mayo recently obtained the dismissal of an MCAD action alleging discrimination in police officer training and hiring and also obtained four findings of “No Probable Cause” in actions.. read more

Dismissal of Civil Rights Action Filed by Tenant

Attorney Matthew Lindberg successfully obtained the dismissal of a civil rights action brought by a former tenant of a public housing complex. The plaintiff filed a complaint against the Housing.. read more

Mayo Obtains Back-to-Back Findings of “No Probable Cause” in MCAD Discrimination Actions

Attorney Courtney Mayo recently obtained back-to-back findings of “No Probable Cause” by the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination in two separate discrimination actions. The first action involved the appeal of a.. read more

Summary Judgment Granted in “Lobstergate” Case

Attorney Courtney Mayo successfully obtained summary judgment on behalf of municipal defendants in a protracted action involving a tractor trailer accident, the spillage of seafood cargo onto the roadway, the.. read more

Defense Verdict in Bathtub Slip and Fall

Attorney Gerard Donnelly successfully obtained a defense verdict following a 3-day jury trial in Hampden Superior Court.  The plaintiff, a tenant in a public housing complex, brought suit against the.. read more

Defense Verdict in Slip and Fall; Plaintiff’s Photos Prove Useful to the Defense

Attorney Gerard Donnelly successfully obtained a defense verdict in Worcester Superior Court in a case involving a slip and fall on snow and ice.  The plaintiff alleged that she had.. read more

Dismissal of Civil Rights / Malicious Prosecution Action Against Town, Police Officers

Attorneys Gerard Donnelly and Courtney Mayo successfully obtained the dismissal of the Plaintiff’s Complaint in a federal case arising from the investigation into allegations of child abuse made against the.. read more

Snow Fall

Incident Time-Line Defeats Suit The plaintiff alleged that he fell on snow while exiting the defendant’s building, striking his “brain,” neck and back. He also claimed that he suffered from.. read more