Paul White


Retailers in Massachusetts Face an Avalanche of Claims

In 2010, Massachusetts' Supreme Judicial Court, the highest court in the state, repealed the state's longstanding rule that landowners face no civil liability to those who fall on natural accumulations of snow and ice on their…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Real Estate - Commercial
Murphy v Grey

Rules of contract interpretation -- shareholder buy-sell agreement - court decision.

This decision grants summary judgment to the majority shareholders of a close corporation in a dispute commenced by the minority shareholder concerning whether the terms of the parties Buy-Sell Agreement obliged the minority…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts

Tips for Getting the Most From Your Contracts -- Are You Getting What You Bargained For?

Too often, after a contract is negotiated, it is simply put in a file cabinet and never looked at again. This article discusses the importance of a regular contract review process to maximize the likelihood that negotiated…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts

Out of State Depositions, Audiovisual Depositions and the Use of Depositions at Trial

This article discusses advanced deposition skills, including the taking of out-of-state depositions, expert depositions and how to effectively use depositions at trial. These are important for all types of civil cases, including…more
 /  Civil Procedure

Tips for drafting a commercial agreement and when to use a lawyer

Tips for manufacturers and retailers on the key points in drafting a commercial agreement (and when to use a lawyer)…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts
Stoneridge Control Devices v Teleflex

Appellate brief based on breach of letter of intent in supply chain dispute

This is an appellate brief filed in an appeal against a verdict of $2 million based on the breach of a Letter of Intent which had been entered into to determine whether one of the parties would be awarded a valuable business…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts
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