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12/02/21  |  Publications

Peter Netburn, Kevin O’Connor and Michael Kinton Co-Author Article for Massachusetts Chapter of the Federal Bar Association’s Winter 2020 Newsletter

Peter Netburn, Kevin O’Connor and Michael Kinton authored an article entitled, “Collusive Consent Judgment that was not Subjected to a Judicial Reasonableness Review is not the Basis for a Chapter 93A Damages

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11/29/21  |  Reported Decisions

Laramie v. Philip Morris USA Inc., 488 Mass. 399 (2021)

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court considered whether the Massachusetts Attorney General’s settlement precluded recovery of punitive damages under the wrongful death statute for claims brought decades later.

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11/10/21  |  Publications

Peter Netburn and Scott Spearing Present Journal Article and Lead Panel Presentation at 2021 Annual Fidelity Law Association Conference

Peter Netburn and Scott Spearing lead a panel presentation at the 2021 Annual Fidelity Law Association conference in New York City.  Peter and Scott discussed their recent article, It’s Not a Direct

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10/28/21  |  News & Events

Nine Hermes Netburn Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists for 2021

(Boston, MA October 2021) – Nine total attorneys from Hermes, Netburn, O’Connor & Spearing are recognized in this year’s Super Lawyers directory: eight are named Massachusetts Super Lawyers list and one is

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09/07/21  |  News & Events

Ten Hermes Netburn Attorneys Recognized in Best Lawyers in America©

(Boston, MA August 2021) – Hermes Netburn O’Connor and Spearing is pleased to announce that six shareholders have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers

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12/02/20  |  News & Events

Tony Sbarra Featured as Speaker at Annual DRI Asbestos Medicine Virtual Seminar

Tony Sbarra, a shareholder at Hermes Netburn, was featured as a main stage presenter at the 2020 DRI Asbestos Medicine Virtual Seminar this year. Serving as a main stage presenter at this

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11/29/20  |  Reported Decisions

Capitol Specialty Ins. Corp. v. Higgins, 953 F.3d 95 (1st Cir. 2020)

The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit rejected using a stipulated consent judgment from an underlying tort case as the basis for a bad faith damages award against the

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11/24/20  |  Publications

Holly Polglase Authors Product Liability Article: Creating Useful Exhibits at Depositions

Shareholder Holly Polglase authored a recent article entitled, “Product Liability: Creating Useful Exhibits at Depositions” published in the October issue of the Primerus network newsletter. In the article, Holly describes critical considerations