Why You Want (And Need) an Estate Plan

Why You Want (And Need) an Estate Plan Estate planning is the process of anticipating and arranging, during one’s life, for the disposal and management of his or her estate before and after that person’s death.  Many people fail to recognize the importance of an estate plan and its numerous benefits. Here are a few …

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Great Bridal Expo

Great Bridal Expo 2017  Last week, attorneys and staff members attended the Great Bridal Expo in Boston. This was a one-day event held at the beautiful Westin Waterfront in Boston. The event showcased products and services people utilize when planning a their weddings. Our goal was, and continues to be, to educate everyone on how …

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Workplace Harassment: Protect Yourself and Your Rights

Workplace Harassment: Protect Yourself and Your Rights

The workplace should be an environment where all employees feel safe and are free from harassment in all forms. Workplace safety is so critical that Massachusetts law imposes affirmative obligations upon employers to (1) proactively ensure a safe work environment and to (2) take adequate measures in response to all reports of a hostile work environment. Pursuant to this law, vicarious liability is imposed on an employer for the conduct of its employees and an employer is principally liable for failure to adequately respond to and appropriately resolve a reported complaint of a hostile work environment. Massachusetts’ courts have repeatedly ruled that the obligations imposed by workplace safety laws must be interpreted as broadly as necessary to fulfill their purpose. What this means for employees is that if you think your employer is violating workplace safety laws, you should take the below steps to protect yourself and assert your rights.

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