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December 9, 2019 | Estate & Trust Law |

Why Trusts Are The Favored Option For Your Four-Legged Friends

By Meagan L. Thomson

Pets are as loved as any other member of a family these days. Although our pets can’t inherit money, you can protect them if they outlive you. There are two…

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December 5, 2019 | Estate & Trust Law |

End-Of-Year Tax Planning Tips And What You Should Know For 2020

By Gene M. Carlino

As we approach the end of 2019, taxpayers need to be mindful to position themselves to minimize their state and federal income tax liability, which is due by April 15…

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November 5, 2019 | Personal Injury Law |

General Assembly Eliminates “Open and Obvious” As Complete Defense To Personal Injury Claims

By Patrick J. McBurney

In legislation approved by the Governor on July 15, 2019, the General Assembly amended section 9-20-4 of the General Laws (the Comparative Negligence statute) such that the open and obvious…

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October 18, 2019 | Court Decisions |

The Increasing Sweep of Opioid Litigation

By Meagan L. Thomson

States are now one step closer to holding the Sackler family individually liable for the role they and their pharmaceutical corporation, Purdue Pharma, played in creating and facilitating the nation’s…

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