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Massachusetts Employee Leasing Case Law

Please find, below, selected case laws decided by Supreme Court of Massachusetts or Court of Appeals of Massachusetts where the terms employee leasing has been mentioned. You are not to rely on these cases as legal advice nor should you rely on them for accuracy. Please see Terms of Service.

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In re Cobb - 12/8/2005
Suffolk. September 9, 2005 Present: Marshall, C.J., Ireland, Spina, & Cordy, JJ. Board of Bar Overseers. Attorney at Law, Disbarrment. Conversion. Constitutional Law, Freedom of speech and press. Rules of...

In re McCarty's Case - 11/23/2005
Suffolk. September 8, 2005 Present: Marshall, C.J., Greaney, Ireland, Spina, Cowin, Sosman, & Cordy, JJ. Workers' Compensation Act, Average weekly wages. Statute, Construction. This case concerns the proper...

Monticello Insurance Co. v. Dion - 11/3/2005
Middlesex. April 4, 2005. Present: Armstrong, C.J., Lenk, & Cowin, JJ. Insurance, Liability insurance, Coverage. Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on November 3, 2000. The case...

Gustafson v. Wachusett Regional School Dist. - 10/20/2005
Worcester. June 3, 2005. Present: Laurence, Duffly, & Katzmann, JJ. Public Employment, Sick leave benefits, Collective bargaining. School and School Committee, Regional school district, Collective bargaining....

Scott v. Boston Housing Authority - 10/5/2005
Suffolk. May 11, 2005. Present: Gelinas, Cypher, & Trainor, JJ. Practice, Civil, Appeal, Proceeding after rescript, Interest. Attorney's fees. Anti-Discrimination Law, Damages, Attorney's fees. Damages, Under...

Palriwala v. Palriwala Corp. - 9/30/2005
Middlesex. March 11, 2005. Present: Gelinas, Brown, & Duffly, JJ. Practice, Civil, Notice of appeal, Special verdict. Contract, Performance and breach. Damages, Quantum meruit, Breach of contract. Evidence, Expert...

Commonwealth v. Cahill - 9/30/2005
Idle and Disorderly Person. Threatening. Privacy. Statute, Construction. Words, "Disorderly," "Accosting," "Annoying." The defendant appeals from his conviction of being a "person who with offensive and disorderly acts or...

Ramirez v. Graham - 9/20/2005
Hampden. February 17, 2005. Present: Cypher, Kantrowitz, & Cowin, JJ. Workers' Compensation Act, Action. Practice, Civil, Amendment, Motion to dismiss. Res Judicata. Civil action commenced in the Springfield...

Houston v. Houston - 9/15/2005
Middlesex. April 7, 2005. Present: Lenk, Beck, & Cowin, JJ. Divorce and Separation, Child custody, Findings. Practice, Civil, Admissions. Complaint for divorce filed in the Middlesex Division of the Probate...

Modern Continental/Obayashi v. Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination - 9/7/2005
Suffolk. January 6, 2005 Present: Marshall, C.J., Greaney, Ireland, Spina, Cowin, & Sosman, JJ. Anti-Discrimination Law, Sex. Employment, Discrimination, Sexual harassment. Civil action commenced in the...

Dragonas v. School Committee of Melrose - 9/6/2005
Middlesex. March 3, 2005. Present: Lenk, Kafker, & Katzmann, JJ. Practice, Civil, Summary judgment. Libel and Slander. Anti-Discrimination Law, Age, Employment, Prima facie case. Employment, Discrimination. ...

Foster v. Group Health Incorporated - 7/15/2005
Suffolk. March 10, 2005 Present: Marshall, C.J., Greaney, Ireland, Spina, Cowin, Sosman, & Cordy, JJ. Practice, Civil, Summary judgment. Insurance, Group, Health and accident. Statute, Construction. Divorce and...

Dorman v. Norton Co. - 7/15/2005
Worcester. November 16, 2004 Present: Greenberg, Cowin, & Doerfer, JJ. Employment, Discrimination, Termination. Anti-Discrimination Law, Employment, Age, Termination of employment. Unlawful Interference. Contract,...

Home Insurance Co. v. Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Co. - 7/7/2005
Suffolk. May 6, 2005 Present: Marshall, C.J., Greaney, Ireland, Spina, Cowin, & Sosman, JJ. Insurance, Workers' compensation insurance, Construction of policy, Coverage. Workers' Compensation Act, Coverage....

In re Richards's Case - 12/21/2004
Suffolk. October 12, 2004. Workers' Compensation Act, Attorney's fees. Appeal from a decision of the Industrial Accident Reviewing Board. This case presents another variation of a frequently litigated issue:...

Case v. Case - 12/16/2004
Suffolk. October 12, 2004. Workers' Compensation Act, Recreational activities. The issue before the Department of Industrial Accidents and this court is whether the employee was engaged in a "purely voluntary"...

Metzler v. Lanoue - 12/9/2004
Middlesex. September 15, 2004. Practice, Civil, Interlocutory appeal, Appeal, Motion to dismiss. "Anti-SLAPP" Statute. Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on December 5, 2002. A special...

Shedlock v. Dep't of Correction - 12/8/2004
Suffolk. September 7, 2004. Americans with Disabilities Act. Imprisonment, Disabled prisoner. Governmental Immunity. Words, "Disability," "Qualified handicapped individual," "Reasonable accommodation." Civil action...

Kessler v. Cambridge Health Alliance - 11/29/2004
Middlesex. April 14, 2004. Practice, Civil, Complaint, Motion to dismiss, Standing. Contract, Employment, Collective bargaining contract. Labor, Grievance procedure. Employment, Records. Statute, Construction. Civil...

Attorney General v. Commissioner of Insurance - 11/16/2004
Suffolk September 9, 2004 Insurance, Commissioner of Insurance, Motor vehicle insurance, Rate setting. Administrative Law, Judicial review, Substantial evidence, Rate setting. Moot Question. Practice, Civil, Discovery, Moot...

Saxonis v. City of Lynn - 11/8/2004
Practice, Civil, Summary judgment. School and School Committee, Appointment of personnel. Estoppel. Contract, What constitutes, Promissory estoppel, Employment. Labor, Fair representation by union. The plaintiff, Donna Saxonis,...

Clifton v. Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority - 9/30/2004
Suffolk. October 20, 2003. Anti-Discrimination Law, Race. Employment, Discrimination, Retaliation. Evidence, Rebuttal. Limitations, Statute of. Practice, Civil, Instructions to jury, Interlocutory Appeal, Report. Damages,...

Connolly v. Suffolk County Sheriff's Department - 9/30/2004
Suffolk. March 5, 2004. Employment, Discrimination. Anti-Discrimination Law, Employment, Handicap, Damages. Civil Service, Promotion. Labor, Overtime compensation. Correction Officer. Massachusetts Commission Against...

Board of Higher Education v. Massachusette Teachers Association - 9/15/2004
Essex. February 12, 2004 Education, Public colleges and universities. Arbitration, Authority of arbitrator, Collective bargaining. Public Employment, Collective bargaining. Labor, Arbitration, Collective bargaining, Public...

Mole v. University of Massachusetts - 9/1/2004
Suffolk. November 6, 2003. Civil Rights, Termination of employment. Employment, Discrimination, Retaliation, Termination. Anti-Discrimination Law, Termination of employment, Prima facie case. Public Employment, Termination....

Ellis v. Commissioner of the Department of Industrial Accidents - 6/11/2004
Workers' Compensation Act, Exhaustion of administrative remedies, Attorney's fees. Administrative Law, Exhaustion of remedies. The plaintiff, seeking to collect attorney's fees and other legal expenses on three workers'...

White v. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts - 6/11/2004
Suffolk. February 2, 2004. Libel and Slander. Actionable Tort. Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on July 9, 2002. A motion to dismiss was heard by Patrick J. Riley, J. The Supreme...

In re Conroy - 6/7/2004
Suffolk. September 10, 2003. Insurance, Workers' compensation insurance. Workers' Compensation Act, Attorney's fees, Conference procedure, Discontinuance of payments. Words, "Prevailing party." The case was heard in...

Alba v. Raytheon Company - 6/1/2004
Middlesex. April 5, 2004 Practice, Civil, Summary judgment. Collateral Estoppel. Anti-Discrimination Law, Handicap. The plaintiff, the administratrix of the estate of her deceased husband, Santo J. Alba (Alba),...

Kittredge v. Kittredge - 2/13/2004
Hampden. September 4, 2003 Divorce and Separation, Division of property. In this appeal challenging the order of the Probate and Family Court dividing the parties' marital estate pursuant to G. L. c. 208, ยง 34, the...

In re McDonough's Case - 12/22/2003
Suffolk. October 8, 2003 Workers' Compensation Act, Right to compensation, Dependency compensation, Coverage, Decision of Industrial Accident Reviewing Board. Joseph V. McDonough (employee) worked for the Boston...

City of New Bedford v. Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination - 12/2/2003
Bristol. September 3, 2003 Arbitration, Vacating award. Anti-Discrimination Law, Arbitration, Handicap. Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. These appeals arise from an arbitrator's decision, subsequently...

Kavanagh v. Trustees of Boston University - 9/19/2003
Suffolk. April 8, 2003. Education, Private colleges and universities. Negligence, College, Vicarious Liability, Athletics, Duty to prevent harm, Foreseeability of harm. Civil action commenced in the Superior Court...

Commonwealth v. Jordan - 3/26/2003
Suffolk. December 6, 2002 Practice, Criminal, Findings by judge, Admissions and confessions, Instructions to jury, Jury and jurors, Challenge to jurors, Voluntariness of statement. Jury and Jurors. Evidence, Admissions and...

Callender v. Suffolk County - 2/11/2003
Suffolk. December 9, 2002. Limitations, Statute of. Practice, Civil, Statute of limitations. Public Employment, Worker's compensation, Assault pay benefits. Workers' Compensation Act, Public employee, Claim, Discontinuance...

Buster v. George W. Moore - 2/11/2003
Middlesex. October 7, 2002. Civil Rights, Availability of remedy, Coercion. Statute, Construction. Mortgage, Foreclosure. Negotiable Instruments, Note. Consumer Protection Act, Unfair or deceptive act. Contract,...

In re Adoption of Eduardo - 2/4/2003
Worcester. October 17, 2002 Adoption, Dispensing with parent's consent. Parent and Child, Dispensing with parent's consent to adoption. Evidence, Cross-examination, Bias. Conflict of Interest. This is an appeal by a...

Boston Bicycle Couriers - 11/18/2002
Suffolk. August 29, 2001 Employment Security, Employment relationship, Exemption, Judicial review. Administrative Law, Substantial evidence. Civil action commenced in the Boston Municipal Court Department on November...

Patriarca v. Center for Living & Working - 11/14/2002
Worcester. September 4, 2002 Attorney at Law, Attorney-client relationship, Communication with organization represented by counsel. Employment, Termination. Protective Order. A judge in the Superior Court issued a...

Dziamba v. Warner & Stackpole LLP - 11/8/2002
Middlesex. July 17, 2002. Rules of the Superior Court. Practice, Civil, Summary judgment. Anti-Discrimination Law, Termination of employment, Handicap, Age, Sex. Employment, Retaliation. Contract, Interference with...

In re Bradley's Case - 11/4/2002
Suffolk. November 16, 2001 Workers' Compensation Act, Incapacity, Amount of compensation, Right to compensation. Injured in 1993 while employed as a serviceman for a utility company, Stephen T. Bradley was assigned...

Fowler v. Labor Relations Commission - 9/26/2002
Suffolk. February 19, 2002. Administrative Law, Judicial review, Substantial evidence. Labor Relations Commission. Labor, Judicial review, Unfair labor practice, Discharge for union activity. Appeal from a decision of...

Sahli v. Bull HN Information Systems - 9/9/2002
Middlesex. May 8, 2002 Anti-Discrimination Law, Employment, Termination of employment, Age. Employment, Discrimination, Retaliation. Constitutional Law, Right to petition government. Practice, Civil, Costs. CORDY, J. ...

Fletcher v. Dorchester Mutual Insurance Company - 8/16/2002
Plymouth. January 8, 2002. Negligence, Spoliation of evidence. Practice, Civil, Preservation of evidence. Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on April 17, 1998. Motions to dismiss were heard...

Corliss v. Board of Bar Examiners - 8/16/2002
Attorney at Law, Admission to practice. Constitutional Law, Equal protection of laws, Attorney at law. Board of Bar Examiners. Following our decision in Matter of Corliss, 424 Mass. 1005, 1006 (1997), the petitioner, Albert Henry...

Doe v. Commissioner of Transitional Assistance - 8/15/2002
Suffolk. March 5, 2002. Welfare Reform Act. Constitutional Law, Equal protection of laws, Privileges and immunities, Right to travel, Judicial review. Alien. Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on...

Thomas v. EDI Specialists - 8/15/2002
Bristol. May 8, 2002. Contribution. Indemnity. Anti-Discrimination Law, Employment. Actionable Tort. Limitations, Statute of. Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on October 13, 2000. A motion...

Russell v. Cooley Dickinson Hospital - 8/8/2002
Hampshire. March 7, 2002 Anti-Discrimination Law, Handicap, Employment. Employment, Discrimination. Estoppel. Workers' Compensation Act, Preference in hiring. Words, "Qualified handicapped person." This case presents...

Ventresco v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company - 6/13/2002
Suffolk. April 12, 2002 Anti-Discrimination Law, Age. Employment, Discrimination. Practice, Civil, Instructions to jury, Burden of proof, Interest. Pension. Damages, Future damages, Interest. Interest. The plaintiff,...

Lee v. International Data Group - 6/10/2002
Suffolk. November 14, 2001 Workers' Compensation Act, Coverage, Jurisdiction of court, Jurisdiction of Industrial Accident Board. In December, 1994, Sylvia Liotta (the plaintiff), who had suffered serious and...

Piderit v. Siegal & Sons Investments - 5/30/2002
Middlesex. October 17, 2000 Workers' Compensation Act, Claim. Employment, Termination, Retaliation. This appeal comes to us following the allowance of a motion for summary judgment brought by the defendant, doing...

Commonwealth v. Nathaniel N. - 3/14/2002
Plymouth. January 5, 2001. Controlled Substances. Juvenile Court, Delinquent child. Due Process of Law, Juvenile delinquency proceeding. Education, Special educational needs. Individuals with Disabilities Education Act....

In re Murphy's Case - 2/4/2002
Suffolk. November 2, 2001 Statute, Construction. Workers' Compensation Act, Fraud, Reimbursement of insurer, Attorney's fees. Words, "Proceeding." Appeal from a decision of the Industrial Accident Reviewing Board. ...

School Committee of Hanover v. Hanover Teachers Association - 1/31/2002
Suffolk. December 3, 2001 Arbitration, Authority of arbitrator, Collective bargaining, School committee, Judicial review, Arbitrable question. School and School Committee, Arbitration, Collective bargaining, School nurse....

In re Murphy - 12/20/2001
Suffolk. May 11, 2000 Workers' Compensation Act, Insurer, What insurer liable, Double compensation, Reimbursement of insurer. Appeals from a decision of the Industrial Accident Reviewing Board. After...

City of Somerville v. Labor Relations Commission - 12/19/2001
Suffolk. March 10, 2000. Municipal Corporations, Collective bargaining. Labor, Collective bargaining. Appeal from a decision of the Labor Relations Commission. In the spring of 1990, the city of Somerville,...

Dadak v. Commerce Insurance Company - 11/29/2001
Plymouth. September 14, 2001. Arbitration, Correcting error in award, Authority of arbitrator, Judicial review. Statute, Construction. Insurance, Arbitration, Workers' compensation insurance. Civil action commenced in...

In re Viveiros - 11/28/2001
Suffolk. September 20, 2001. Workers' Compensation Act, Impartial medical examiner. Evidence, Medical report, Videotape. Appeal from a decision of the Industrial Accident Reviewing Board. The main issue to be...

Green v. Town of Brookline - 10/30/2001
Suffolk. April 17, 2001. Workers' Compensation Act, Decision of Industrial Accident Reviewing Board. Civil Service, Decision of Civil Service Commission. Administrative Law, Failure to raise issue before agency, Preclusive...

Eastern Casualty Insurance Co. - 9/25/2001
Suffolk. May 7, 2001. Insurance, Workers' compensation insurance. Workers' Compensation Act, Appeal, Lump-sum settlement, Decision of Industrial Accident Reviewing Board, Settlement agreement, Insurer. Statute, Retroactive...

McNamee v. Jenkins - 9/11/2001
Middlesex. November 7, 2000. Police Officer. Municipal Corporations, Police. Libel and Slander. Malice. Practice, Civil, Summary judgment. Contract, Interference with contractual relations. Civil action commenced in...

In re Cumming - 8/31/2001
Suffolk. May 3, 2001. Insurance, Workers' compensation insurance, Cancellation. Workers' Compensation Act, Cancellation of insurance, Premium. Statute, Construction. Appeal from a decision of the Industrial Accident...

Woods v. Commercial Union Insurance Companies - 8/28/2001
Suffolk. December 19, 2000. Insurance, Motor vehicle insurance, Underinsured motorist, Arbitration. Arbitration, Insurance, Parties. Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on January 20, 1998. ...

Weber v. Community Teamwork - 8/13/2001
Middlesex. April 5, 2001. Anti-Discrimination Law, Termination of employment, Prima facie case, Burden of proof. Employment, Discrimination, Termination, Retaliation. Contract, Employment. Unlawful Interference. Malice. ...

Perkins v. Commonwealth - 7/31/2001
Worcester. October 5, 2000. Negligence, Employer. Workers' Compensation Act, Exclusivity provision, To whom act applies. Common Law. Employment, Constructive discharge, Termination. Public Employment, Police. Public Policy....

Muzzy v. Cahillane Motors - 6/27/2001
Hampshire. April 5, 2001. Practice, Civil, Instructions to jury, Failure to make objection. Employment, Sexual harassment. Waiver. Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on May 28, 1997. A...

Rosati v. Boston Pip Covering - 6/19/2001
Middlesex. January 12, 2001. Practice, Civil, Jury trial. Constitutional Law, Trial by jury. Jury and Jurors. Contract, Employment. Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on March 17, 1995. A...

In re Liquidation of American Mutual Liability Insurance Co. - 6/1/2001
Suffolk. March 5, 2001. Statute, Retrospective statute. Due Process of Law, Retroactive application of statute. Insurance, Insolvency of insurer. Massachusetts Insurers Insolvency Fund. Subrogation. Contract, Reinsurance...

County of Barnstable v. American Financial Corp. - 3/23/2001
Barnstable. January 4, 2001. Insurance, Liability insurance, Construction of policy, Insurer's obligation to defend. Contract, Insurance. Indemnity. Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on February...

McCracken v. Sears - 3/19/2001
Suffolk. September 13, 1999. Workers' Compensation Act, Jurisdiction of court. Superior Court, Jurisdiction. Estoppel. Jurisdiction, Superior Court. Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on July 20,...

CNA Insurance Co. v. Sliski - 3/15/2001
Hampden. December 4, 2000. Workers' Compensation Act, Double compensation, Serious and wilful misconduct of employer, Insurer. Statute, Construction. Public Policy. Civil action commenced in the Superior Court...

Harrison v. Netcentric Corp. - 3/14/2001
Middlesex. December 4, 2000. Practice, Civil, Summary judgment. Fiduciary. Corporation, Close corporation, Stock. Conflict of Laws. Contract, Implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, Interference with contractual...

In re Michael Dufresne's Case - 2/27/2001
Suffolk. November 9, 2000. Workers' Compensation Act, Decision of Industrial Accident Reviewing Board, Subsequent injury. Words, "Offset". Appeal from a decision of the Industrial Accident Reviewing Board. The...

Cormier v. Pezrow New England - 2/27/2001
Hampden. May 16, 2000. Practice, Civil, Motion to dismiss, Venue, Judgment notwithstanding verdict, Directed verdict. Employment, Discrimination. Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on December 6,...

In re Cruz - 2/21/2001
Suffolk. September 12, 2000. Workers' Compensation Act, Incapacity, Attorney's fees. Administrative Law, Regulations, Agency. Words, "Prevailing party." Appeal from a decision of the Industrial Accident Reviewing...

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