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In a letter to the editor of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, E. Steven Coren said, “I read with amazement the decision in Frasca v. Frasca, 93 Mass. App. Ct. 1101 (2018), that a Probate & Family court judge assigned a percentage of a future inheritance of a …

Dear Clients and Friends, Wishing you a happy and prosperous New Year! In case you missed it last year, here are some of KCL’s 2017 highlights. Notable KCL Wins Board of Medicine Reverses Itself, Grants Andrew Hyams’ Client a Full Medical License | Attorneys: …

 November 16, 2017    Andra J. Hutchins, Education Law, Neal Glick, Real Estate Law  

The latest issue of KCL Insights includes recent news and blog posts: Constructive Eviction: A Tenant’s Rights to Break a Lease Navigating Sexual Assault Complaints on Campus

Private and public colleges, as well as the federal government, have offered their various views and opinions on how sexual assault cases on college campuses should be handled. Title IX is the federal law that dictates how such cases must be handled procedural …

 October 19, 2017    Maury E. Lederman  

Kerstein, Coren & Lichtenstein partner Maury E. Lederman has been named to the 2017 Massachusetts Super Lawyers lists. This is the sixth year Maury Lederman has been named to the Massachusetts Super Lawyers list in the area of construction litigation. Maur …

 October 10, 2017    Construction Law, Environmental, Neal Glick, Real Estate Law  

Breaking a Lease KCL attorney Neal Glick’s client rented what she thought was a luxury apartment in the Back Bay.  After entering into a lease, the tenant found that the apartment was infested by rodents and lacked proper heat.  What to do? The landlord insist …

The latest issue of KCL Insights includes recent news and blog posts: Maury E. Lederman Named to 2018 Best Lawyers List Preservation of Land Use Restrictions 15 Years Ago—Six Figure Payout Today A Hemophilia Hero Scales Everest  

The latest issue of KCL Insights includes recent news and blog posts: Maury Lederman Selected to Best Lawyers List Steven Coren Presenting at MCLE Family Law Trial Advocacy Workshop June 5-9, 2017 Civil Rights Act Protects Gay Workers from Discrimination Psych …

 May 5, 2017    Uncategorized  

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago recently ruled that the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects gay workers from job discrimination. This is a landmark ruling because historically the courts have said that LGBTQ people were not pro …

 April 25, 2017    Andra J. Hutchins  

Board of Registration of Psychologists rules prohibit giving opinions Psychologists try to help their clients. Whether a client needs intense psychotherapy, advice, or just someone to talk to, a psychologist’s job is to listen to, and treat their clients. Agai …

 April 24, 2017    Uncategorized  

I am often asked by entrepreneurs and start-up companies if it is worth their time and money to enforce non-compete agreements. As with most business decisions, it is important to understand the pros and cons of non-compete agreements before answering the ques …

 March 10, 2017    Andra J. Hutchins, Andrew L. Hyams  

The latest issue of KCL Insights includes recent client wins and blog posts. Andrew Hyams Testifies Against Proposed Board of Medicine Regulations – Andrew Hyams Former Employee Not Entitled to Unemployment Benefits in Massachusetts – Andra Hutchins Have Your …

 March 2, 2017    Uncategorized  

We are often contacted by people who believe their civil rights have been violated and want to file a lawsuit. However, many of these instances do not qualify for protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Here are some very general guidelines …

 January 30, 2017    Maury E. Lederman, Robert A. Finkel  

The latest issue of KCL Insights includes recent client wins and blog posts. KCL Congratulates Our Client ScrubaDub on Their Expansion and Profile in the Boston Business Journal – Robert Finkel Winter conditions claim frozen in its tracks: equity does not trum …

 January 20, 2017    Maury E. Lederman  

Court Dismisses Contractor’s Claim Against Property Owner Summary In a recent Massachusetts Superior Court ruling on a motion for summary judgment in Cumberland Farms, Inc. (“CFI”) v. Tenacity Construction, Inc. (“Tenacity”), Suffolk Superior Court, No. 15-158 …

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