Morrison Mahoney Partner Anthony Abeln recently authored the chapter on “Negligence,” for MCLE’s Massachusetts Tort Law Manual’s 3rd Edition May 2019 update. The chapter outlines the elements of a negligence claim, including duty, breach, causation, and damages. It goes on to cover available defenses, including comparative negligence, statutes of limitations, and a number of other defenses grounded in the common law or Massachusetts statutes.

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