Casner & Edwards

Terrance J. Hamilton

SIGNIFICANT APPELLATE AND TRIAL COURT DECISIONS

Federal Courts: 

  • Belanger v. BNY Mellon Asset Management, LLC, 307 F.R.D. 55 (D. Mass. 2015); (dismissal for failure to comply with the pleading rules of civil procedure).
  • Kimmel & Silverman, P.C. v. Porro, 53 F.Supp.3d 325 (D. Mass. 2014); (absolute litigation privilege).

State Courts:

  • Massachusetts Insurers Insolvency Fund v. Smith, 458 Mass. 561 (2010); (establishing MIIF’s statutory policy limits as applicable to each individual claim).
  • Lyon v. Duffy, 77 Mass. App. Ct. 860 (2010); (establishing that an order of conditions does not constitute an encumbrance on real property).
  • Melrose Housing Authority v. New Hampshire Ins. Co., 402 Mass. 27 (1988); (construction defects not inherently unknowable under statute of limitations).
  • Milligan v. Tibbetts Engineering Corp., 391 Mass. 364 (1984); (establishing road projects as improvements to real property under the statute of repose).

Other Reported Cases:

  • Belanger v. BNY Mellon Asset Management, LLC, 2015 WL 3407827 (D. Mass. 2015); (dismissal for failure to comply with the pleading rules of civil procedure).
  • Adams v. Montague, 2015 WL 1292402 (D. Mass. 2015) (dispositive motions).
  • Kimmel & Silverman, P.C v. Porro, 2014 WL 3019762 (D. Mass. 2014) ) (motion to strike affidavit).
  • Adams v. Montague, 2014 WL 6678491 (D. Mass. 2014) (preliminary injunction).
  • Kimmel & Silverman, P.C. v. Porro, 969 F.Supp.2d 46 (D. Mass. 2013) (judgment on the pleadings).
  • DeWolfe v. Hingham Centre, Ltd., 464 Mass. 795 (2013) (real estate broker liability).
  • Kimmel & Silverman, P.C. v. Porro, 2012 WL 1067646 (D. Mass. 2012) (motion to dismiss).
  • DeWolfe v. Hingham Centre, Ltd., 80 Mass. App. Ct. 795 (2011) (real estate broker liability).
  • Harrison v. Roncone, 447 Mass. 1001 (2006) (extraordinary appellate review).
  • Wickstrom v. Castonguay, 2001 Mass. App. Div. 220 (District Court appellate procedure).
  • In re PTP, Inc., 1999 WL 35128693 (B.A.P. 1st Cir. 1999) (relief from judgment).
  • Littman v. Walgreen Eastern Co., 1998 WL 812399 (D. Mass. 1998) (motion to quash).
  • Turner v. Thomas K. Dyer, Inc., 41 Mass. App. Ct. 704 (1996) (worker’s compensation; Hunter offset).
  • Hultin v. Francis Harvey & Sons, Inc., 40 Mass. App. Ct. 692 (1996) (worker’s compensation lien).
  • CNA Ins. Companies, Inc. v. Semedo-Anacleto, 39 Mass. App. Ct. 271 (1995) (Insurers Insolvency Fund; worker’s compensation lien).
  • Williams v. Monarch Mach. Tool Co., Inc., 26 F.3d 228 1st Cir. (1994) (expert testimony).
  • Aetna Cas. & Sur. Co. v. Continental Cas. Co., 413 Mass. 730 (1992) (“other insurance” clauses).
  • Kelly v. Sears, Roebuck and Co., 978 F.2d 1253 (1st Cir. 1992) (motion for new trial).
  • Simmons v. Monarch Mach. Tool Co., Inc., 413 Mass. 205 (1992) (product liability).
  • Blake v. Avedikian, 412 Mass. 481 (1992) (medical malpractice tribunal).
  • Gaeta v. National Fire Ins. Co. of Hartford, 410 Mass. 592 (1991) (Insurers Insolvency Fund).
  • Kelly v. Sears, Roebuck and Co., 1991 WL 40347 (D. Mass. 1991) (summary judgment).
  • Continental Cas. Co. v. Canadian Universal Ins. Co., 924 F.2d 370 (1st Cir. 1991) (insurance).
  • Watson v. Salvoni, 27 Mass. App. Ct. 735 (1989) (parental liability; negligent entrustment).
  • Wood v. Jaeger-Sykes, Inc., 27 Mass. App. Ct. 199 (1989) (statutory construction).
  • Morillo v. Clippard Instrument Laboratories, Inc., 27 Mass. App. Ct (1989) (product liability).
  • Melrose Housing Authority v. New Hampshire Ins. Co., 24 Mass. App. Ct. 207 (1987) (statute of limitations).
  • Sterilite Corp. v. Continental Cas. Co., 397 Mass. 837 (1986) (calculation of statutory interest).
  • Sterilite Corp. v. Continental Cas. Co., 20 Mass. App. Ct. 215 (1985) (calculation of statutory interest).
  • Sterilite Corp. v. Continental Cas. Co., 17 Mass. App. Ct. 316 (1983) (declaratory judgment action).
  • Prolerized New England Co. v. Miller, 691 F.2d 45 (1st Cir. 1983) (Longshoremen’s and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act).
  • Epstein v. Lahey Clinic Foundation, Inc., 14 Mass. App. Ct. 981 (1982) (specific performance).
  • C. R. Bard, Inc. v. Medical Electronics Corp., 529 F.Supp. 1382 (D. Mass. 1982) (antitrust and trade regulation).
  • New England Concrete Pipe Corp. v. D/C Systems of New England, Inc., 658 F.2d 867 (1st Cir. (1981) (federal subject matter jurisdiction).
  • New England Concrete Pipe Corp. v. D/C Systems of New England, Inc., 495 F.Supp. 1334 (D. Mass. 1980) (surety bond).
  • Nantucket Conservation Foundation, Inc. v. Russell Management, Inc., 380 Mass. 212 (1980) (statutory construction).
  • Isgur v. School Committee of Newton, 9 Mass. App. Ct. 290 (1980) (special education).
  • Finkelstein v. Board of Registration in Optometry, 370 Mass. 476 (1976) (regulatory authority).

     
       . . . and numerous Appeals Court Rule 1:28 Summary Dispositions.