In Massachusetts, You’re Probably Not an Independent Contractor

If you work in Massachusetts and your employer doesn’t pay you with at least bi-weekly paychecks withholding taxes, but instead calls you an “independent contractor” and annually issues you a Form 1099, there is a good chance your employer is violating Massachusetts law. Massachusetts law makes it difficult for an employer to lawfully classify a…Read more

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Distracted Driving: Put Down That Phone!

When I began my career as a personal injury lawyer back in 1982 car crash victims would come to my office and say “I was stopped at the traffic light, I heard screeching brakes, and my car was rear ended”. Now the story is “There was no warning at all, suddenly another car crashed into…Read more

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The DO’s and DONT’s of a Field Sobriety Test

It is 11:00 p.m. and you are driving home.  You have just left the bar after having dinner and some drinks with friends.  Flashing lights are in your rearview mirror and you panic, even though you had only had two alcoholic drinks.  Then you remember the glass of wine you had after work.  You know…Read more

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When the Dog Bite is Bigger than the Bark!

Ouch! Imagine you are walking down the street and see another pedestrian approaching on the sidewalk with a seemingly friendly dog on a leash. You reach out with your hand to give the dog a quick pet when suddenly the dog lunges at your arm, taking a chunk out of it! This could just as…Read more

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The DO’s and DONT’s of a Field Sobriety Test

It is 11:00 p.m. and you are driving home.  You have just left the bar after having dinner and some drinks with friends.  Flashing lights are in your rearview mirror and you panic, even though you had only had two alcoholic drinks.  Then you remember the glass of wine you had after work.  You know…Read more

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Landlord Tenant Rights & Marijuana: “My Apartment Smells like Marijuana”

Since the legalization of recreational marijuana use in the Commonwealth, the pungent smells of marijuana have started popping up indoors and outdoors in Massachusetts. My practice at Campoli, Monteleone & Mozian, P.C. involves representing landlords and tenants in residential and commercial settings. During the past few months, several of my residential landlord and tenant clients…Read more

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Chairman resigns from Pittsfield Licensing Board

Tyer has named board vice chairman, Thomas Campoli as the new chairman. Campoli was one of two people Ruberto added to the board in September of 2011 when it expanded from three to five members.

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Distracted Driving

When I began my career as a personal injury lawyer back in 1982 car crash victims would come to my office and say “I was stopped at the traffic light, I heard screeching brakes, and my car was rear ended”. Now the story is “There was no warning at all, suddenly another car crashed into…Read more

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