Massachusetts Lawmakers Pass Ridesharing Bill

Massachusetts now requires Uber driver to carry higher insurance policies to protect personal injury victims.

Massachusetts lawmakers over the weekend passed a bill regulating transportation network companies, or ridesharing firms like Uber and Lyft, that includes

Source: Massachusetts Lawmakers Pass Ridesharing Bill

Massachusetts Court Rules on Damages for Injured Workers

Massachusetts’ highest court recently ruled in a case of first impression that a workers’ compensation insurer is not entitled to a lien on the money award

Source: Massachusetts Court Rules on Damages for Injured Workers

SJC ruling protects damages for injured workers – The Boston Globe

Injured employees are entitled to keep money awarded for pain and suffering, regardless of any workers’ compensation benefits they receive, according to a Supreme Judicial Court ruling.

Source: SJC ruling protects damages for injured workers – The Boston Globe

Jury in Prince George’s County awards woman $100,000 in bedbug case – The Washington Post

Stacey Belle’s attorney said he believes it is one of the biggest sums in damages in Maryland awarded against a hotel for a bedbug case.

Source: Jury in Prince George’s County awards woman $100,000 in bedbug case – The Washington Post

Massachusetts Senate to Launch Inquiry Into Home Insurance Rate Hikes

The Massachusetts Senate’s oversight body is launching an inquiry into homeowners insurance rate increases approved by the Division of Insurance (DOI) this

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City hall hears proposal of just cause eviction law – Spare Change News

Displaced tenants gathered outside of Boston City Hall on March 14, advocating that the city councilors pass a just cause eviction law.

Source: City hall hears proposal of just cause eviction law – Spare Change News

2 Auto Lenders Settle in Massachusetts, Agree to Pay $7.4M in Relief

Two national auto lenders have agreed to provide a total of $7.4 million in relief to more than 2,000 Massachusetts car buyers over allegations they charge

Source: 2 Auto Lenders Settle in Massachusetts, Agree to Pay $7.4M in Relief

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