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11/07/22  |  News & Events

Hermes Netburn Named to Annual Best Law Firms List

Hermes, Netburn, O’Connor & Spearing is pleased to be named to the annual U.S. News- Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings again this year. Best Lawyers analyzed almost 124,000 client responses, 12.2

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08/22/22  |  News & Events

Hermes Netburn Attorneys Named to Annual Best Lawyers List, with Shareholder Tony Sbarra Named “Lawyer of the Year” in Mass Tort Litigation

Hermes Netburn O’Connor and Spearing is pleased to announce that seven shareholders are selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in America© publication. Four associates are recognized on

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04/13/22  |  News & Events

Tony Sbarra and Mackenzie Brockmyre Obtain Summary Judgment for Western Star Truck Sales, Inc. in Taunton Superior Court

National Director Tony Sbarra, a shareholder at Hermes Netburn and Mackenzie Brockmyre, an associate, recently obtained summary judgment for Western Star Truck Sales, Inc. in Taunton Superior Court.  The case, N.E. Bridge Contractors, Inc. v.

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03/24/22  |  News & Events

Tony Sbarra Successfully Defends Porsche Cars North America

Tony Sbarra successfully defended Porsche Cars North America in warranty arbitrations in Connecticut and Massachusetts. In the Connecticut case, Ceci v. PCNA, CAP-Motors, Case 95201025, the claimant alleged that a “screeching noise” condition


02/04/22  |  News & Events

Hermes Netburn Annual ICycle Team Working To End Homelessness

Hermes Netburn attorneys are back on the bikes to head off homelessness in the 2022 ICycle event! With shareholder John R. Felice leading the team, the firm’s crew rides on February 17th outside

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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