Chiulli joins Leadership RI 2020 Class

Following a competitive application and selection process, C. Alexander Chiulli has joined Leadership Rhode Island’s 2020 Pi II class. Each year Leadership Rhode Island selects a diverse group of established and emerging leaders to participate in a thought-provoking, 10-month community…

The Education Reform Primer: Our history with standardized testing

The Education Reform Primer: A blog exploring the history of public school education in America Amid recent controversy over the SAT/ACT’s potential for discrimination against economically disadvantaged students, we wanted to explore just how standardized testing became a part of…

MassDLA Insurance Law Brown Bag Lunch: January 7 2020

On December 16, the SJC issued a decision on Rawan v. Continental Casualty, upholding  consent-to-settle clauses in professional liability insurance policies and determining that an insurer did not violate Massachusetts’ bad faith statutes by honoring its insured’s refusal to settle…

Client Alert: Ban lifted on nursing home arbitration agreements

By Greg Vanden-Eykel The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced a “final rule” that long term care facilities are permitted to use pre-dispute, binding arbitration agreements. Effective September 16, 2019, a facility may utilize arbitration agreements, but…