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Vetstein Law Group: Landlord Held Strictly Liable For Intoxicated Tenant’s Fall Through Defective Porch Guardrail

By Richard D. Vetstein, ESQ Another Expansion Of Massachusetts Landlord Liability In yet another case demonstrating Massachusetts' inhospitable legal environment towards residential landlords, Northeast Housing Court Judge David Kerman has ruled that an owner of a mixed used residential - commercial...

Landowners Seeking Bona Fide Prospective Purchasers (BFPP) Protection From Superfund Liability Must Meet All Criteria

In a closely watched Superfund case decided April 4, 2013, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals interpreted the scope of landowner liability protections Congress put in place in 2002 to "promote the cleanup and reuse of brownfields," that is, previously contaminated properties. Under those provisions...