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Governor Baker Signs into Law Legislation that Addresses Challenges Faced by Municipalities to Timely Process and Hear Permitting Applications Resulting from COVID-19

On April 3, 2020, Governor Baker signed into law An Act to Address Challenges Faced by Municipalities and State Authorities Resulting from COVID-19, which, among other things, seeks to provide relief to cities and towns that are unable to timely process and hear permitting applications due to COVID-19. The law is an effort to balance
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Massachusetts Introduces Bill Forcing Insurance Companies to Cover Business Interruption Losses

On March 24, 2020, Massachusetts introduced Bill S.D. 2888, aimed at forcing insurance companies to cover business interruption losses caused by COVID-19.  The purpose of Massachusetts’ Bill S.D. 2888 is to require insurance companies in Massachusetts “to provide business interruption insurance coverage to their insured in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic.” Bill S.D. 2888 requires
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Issues Insurance Companies are Facing Amidst COVID-19

Declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11, 2020, the recent outbreak of the coronavirus, COVID-19, raises significant questions for the insurance industry as it contends with claims by policyholders for business interruption and other losses related to the outbreak as well as related third-party claims. As the measures aimed at
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Families First Coronavirus Response Act Signed into Law

On March 18, 2020 the President signed into law a bill which affords employees with some economic relief during the COVID-19 crisis. In general, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act: (1) extends and expands the protection of the Family and Medical Leave Act for employees who are unable to work because they are caring for
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A Message From Rubin and Rudman LLP About COVID-19

We are all experiencing extraordinary times due to the global impact of COVID-19. We want you, our valued clients and friends, to know that Rubin and Rudman is well prepared and taking measures to ensure the safety and well-being of our clients, colleagues, and community. While this is our number one priority, we are also
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