Chris Kenney has recently been named President-elect of the Massachusetts Bar Association ("MBA"). The MBA is a statewide bar association covering all practice areas in the commonwealth.
Sakib Khan recently published a Case Comment in the Massachusetts Law Review regarding the" Spearin doctrine", which requires the contractor to build according to plans and specifications prepared by the owner. The contractor will not be responsible for the consequences of defects in the plans and specifications.
Massachusetts Law Review: The Spearin Doctrine
By: J. Nathan Cole
When your company's insurance policies arrive in the mail, do you or someone responsible for your company's risk management read them to make sure that each policy includes the insurance coverage your company thinks it purchased? ... Or do you file the policies without them reviewing them?...Now imagine that your company is sued for something that you believe your agent told you would be covered...What's your duty?
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