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February 15, 2019 | Court Decisions |

RI Supreme Court Clarifies Insurers’ Obligations in Auto Accident Claims

By Attorney Patrick J. McBurney

In a recent Rhode Island Supreme Court decision, the Court clarified the duty owed, or better yet not owed, by an insurer to third party claimants in auto accident matters….

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January 22, 2019 | Business |

Sale of MA Cannabis Cultivator-Dispensary to National Firm is Worth Watching as Industry Consolidation Ensues

By Attorney Benjamin L. Rackliffe

Cannabis industry watchers can expect that the tale of New England Treatment Access (NETA) – one of Massachusetts’ first registered marijuana dispensaries and a predominant player in the Commonwealth’s burgeoning…

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January 15, 2019 | Business |

RI Governor Announces Recreational Marijuana Legislation Forthcoming

By Attorney Benjamin L. Rackliffe

Feeling the pressure from other New England states that have already implemented recreational marijuana programs or have signaled they will do so shortly, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo announced that…

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January 3, 2019 | Business |

Responsibility for Corporate Misbehavior Shifts Under Trump Administration

By Attorney James W. Ryan

This past September at the 5th Annual Global Investigations Review Conference (“GIR”), Deputy Assistant Attorney General Matthew S. Miner discussed recent changes in the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) policy regarding…

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