Personal Representative

Medmal Case Should Have Survived Motion to Dismiss, Court Rules

Medmal Case Should Have Survived Motion to Dismiss, Court Rules

Reminding parties of the importance of expert testimony in the adjudication of legal disputes, the Massachusetts Appeals Court has today vacated a medical malpractice tribunal’s prior conclusion that the plaintiff failed to raise a legitimate question

Personal Representative Authorized to Petition for Complete Settlement and Approval of Final Accounting Prior to Distribution

Personal Representative Authorized to Petition for Complete Settlement and Approval of Final Accounting Prior to Distribution

In a recent Appeals Court decision, the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code was interpreted to provide express authorization to a Personal Representative petitioning for complete settlement and approval of the final accounting.