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

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

US Supreme Court ruling poses obstacle for tribal casino in Massachusetts

On June 18, 2012, the US Supreme Court issued its decision in Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians v. Patchak. The Court’s ruling could affect the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s plan for a casino in Taunton. In this case, the federal government … Continue reading