July 2017

Debtor permitted to boost value of PI claim in bankruptcy

Judge rejects trustee’s claim of ‘bad faith’ amendment By: Pat Murphy July 27, 2017 A debtor could increase the value of a pre-petition personal injury claim by $100,000 nearly two years after filing his...

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly By Bernkopf Goodman on 07.27.2017
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Cost of lawyer’s fraud falls on client, not third party

Settlement deal upheld, despite principal’s lack of awareness By: Kris Olson July 20, 2017 When an attorney’s fraud victimizes both a third party and the principal who hired him, the principal must bear the...

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly By Bernkopf Goodman on 07.20.2017
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