Brad A. Compston

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Name: Brad A. Compston
Date registered: October 25, 2010

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  1. Minimizing Litigation Headaches by Preserving Electronic Data — March 13, 2013
  2. Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York — July 3, 2012
  3. Business Litigation Session of the Suffolk Superior Court — July 3, 2012
  4. Insurance Agent May Be Liable for Oral Misrepresentation of Insurance Coverage — April 12, 2012
  5. Growing Use of “Independent Contractor” Label Creates Dangers for Businesses — September 21, 2011

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Insurance Defense: Who is Watching Out for Your Interests?

Suppose the unthinkable occurs and you or your business is involved in a serious accident and are sued. Fortunately, you have liability insurance and the insurance company agrees to cover and defend the case. Problem solved, right? Maybe not. While many people believe that the attorney appointed by the insurance company to defend the case… Continue reading »


Understanding Chapter 93A’s “Fair Dealing”

While its protection of consumers is well known to most Massachusetts businesses, Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 93A also prohibits businesses from engaging in unfair and deceptive business practices in their dealings with other businesses. The potential reach of Chapter 93A in this area is broad since, to constitute a violation of the statute, the conduct… Continue reading »


Achieving Desirable Results for Our Clients

Konowitz & Greenberg strives to provide unparalleled service and results to its individual and business litigation clients, no matter where the dispute may occur. Recently, Konowitz & Greenberg succeeded in obtaining the dismissal of claims filed against one of its clients in Maine. That case, filed by one partner against the other members of a… Continue reading »


Litigation Risk Assessment as a Business Organization Tool

Few business owners would dispute the importance of effective business planning and sound business practices to running a successful and profitable business. As many of Konowitz & Greenberg’s business clients can attest, these principles are the mantra of this firm’s corporate law department.


Avoid Ambiguity in Compensation Agreements

Several recent cases involving the Massachusetts Wage Act highlight the importance to employers of using clear, written and consistently applied compensation plans. As the cases make clear, the failure to do so can have serious financial repercussions. In a 2007 decision, Okerman v. VA Software Corp., the Appeals Court held that the Wage Act applies… Continue reading »

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