The Unregulated World of Fantasy Sports

Online fantasy sports is a multibillion dollar industry, but it is unregulated.  This week a major scandal erupted when DraftKings admitted that an employee inadvertently released data before the start of the third week of N.F.L. games, and then subsequently … Continue reading

Volkswagen Class Action Lawsuit

Considine & Furey, LLP is pleased to announce that it is currently exploring a class action lawsuit against Volkswagen. Reports indicate that Volkswagen engineers intentionally designed cars to circumvent emissions test regulators. Volkswagen’s emissions scandal ballooned this week as the company … Continue reading

Sexual Harassment: Quid Pro Quo

Massachusetts Law prohibits sex discrimination in the workplace. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination. The standards governing the prohibition of sex discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace are set forth in Massachusetts General Laws chapter 151B. There … Continue reading

Filing a Complaint with MCAD

Massachusetts Law prohibits discrimination in the workplace.  Sexual harassment is one form of discrimination that is prohibited by law.  The standards governing the prohibition of sex discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace are set forth in Massachusetts General Laws chapter … Continue reading

Medical Malpractice in Massachusetts

Medical malpractice cases include (among others): Failure to diagnose or delay in diagnosis of cancer, heart disease, or other progressive and otherwise treatable diseases; Surgical errors, such as performing wrong-sided surgery, unnecessary surgery, contraindicated surgery, or negligently injuring a person … Continue reading

Caesars Sues Chairman of Mass Gaming Commission

On December 11, 2013, Caesars Entertainment filed a lawsuit against Stephen Crosby, the Chairman of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission claiming that the state’s top gambling regulator failed to disclose a potential conflict of interest in a timely manner and treated … Continue reading

Mass Gaming Commission Opens Region C to Commercial Casino Developers

After much discussion on April 18, 2013, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted unanimously to open Region C (Southeastern, Massachusetts) to commercial casino developers.  Previously, the Commission had delayed the application process for Region C pending the approval of a new … Continue reading

State Drug Lab Scandal

Special court sessions are being set up around Massachusetts to handle a flood of legal challenges expected by drug defendants in the wake of a scandal at a state drug testing lab.  Chemist Annie Dookhan was charged with obstruction of … Continue reading