Have A Defense? Use it!

A recent Massachusetts case illustrates the perils of sitting on your legal rights, rather than exercising them without delay. The case is based on claims for damage to a valuable painting that fell from a wall. The picture hangers that held it up tore the canvas of the painting. See American International Insurance Co. v. […]

Know When to Settle: A Cautionary Tale about the Cost of Litigation

In the midst of a legal dispute, agreeing to mediate or settle can feel like a loss. In addition to legal fees, litigation can have hidden costs in time, emotional energy, unwanted publicity, and prolonged uncertainty.