In a case handed down by a Superior Court judge, it was ruled that the use of a Boston public school stairway to pass from the street to the MBTA was recreational, and therefore any negligence in maintaining the stairway was, by law, not the fault of the City of Boston.
We don’t know of any Airbnb injury cases in Massachusetts, but in an unfortunate case that took place at an Airbnb in Salta, Argentina, it seems clear that there is not a strong likelihood of compensation for pain and suffering in a premises injury and dog bite case.
In a case that came down from the US District Court regarding when a motor vehicle insurance policy kicks into effect gives us an expansion of the term “use” when applied to motor vehicle insurance coverage. Read more
In April 2015 the new Massachusetts headlight law went into effect. The law, M.G.L. Chapter 85, Section 15, requires that all drivers on public ways in Massachusetts turn on their headlights (and tail-lights) under the following conditions: