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Why Many Federal Employees Need Federal Liability Insurance

Obtaining the protection of Professional Liability Insurance is often a career-saving decision for many individuals who work for the federal government. You may already carry this type of insurance. If you do not, we recommend you visit the … [Read more...]

Why Have You Been Delaying Estate Planning?

Dealing with our mortality is one of the most uncomfortable things we do in life, so it’s natural to put it off as long as possible. It forces us to acknowledge that death is inevitable and that we have responsibilities to our family to protect our … [Read more...]

Understanding Severance Agreements

Termination from your employment can be an emotional and stressful event with potentially long-lasting impacts on your working career. Terminated employees are often required to sign a severance agreement, which is a contract between an employer and … [Read more...]

Applying for a Security Clearance

Before an applicant is granted eligibility to hold a security clearance, he or she must undergo an extensive background investigation. Generally, this process begins when the applicant is given a conditional offer of employment for a position … [Read more...]

Premises Liability Expanded by SJC Decision

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court expanded the mode of operations approach for premises liability cases through its decision in Bowers v. P. Wile’s Inc., 475 Mass. 34 (2016). The mode of operation approach is now expanded beyond claims … [Read more...]

Weighing the Risks & Benefits of Hiring an Attorney

Federal employees who choose to hire an attorney may worry about the possible price of litigation, particularly when facing an adversary as formidable as the United States Federal Government. We conducted a Q&A with Peter Noone to help federal … [Read more...]

Welcome to Our New Blog

We hope you’ve enjoyed visiting Avery Dooley & Noone’s new website, and please bookmark our Home page and come back often. We know how busy you are, and we’ve structured our new website so you can easily learn about our law firm from your PC, … [Read more...]