Kaltsas v. Duralite Company, Inc., 4 Mass. App. Ct. 634 (1976), Worcester Superior Court, Docket No. 176845; Mitchell, J.; Attorneys James St. Clair and Douglas Moxham of the firm of Hale and Dorr, opposing counsel. Appeal to Appeals Court, Mass. App. Ct. 4, 634 (1976). Successful appeal, upholding one of the largest jury verdicts in Worcester County involving employment contract termination issues.
Decker v. Worcester Jr. College, 396 Mass. 960, 961 (1975), Meagher, J.; wrongful termination case involving personnel manual as showing basis of express or implied contract.
Commonwealth v. Albert Moore, 379 Mass. 106 (1979), Ronan, J.; Charles Dalton, Esq., opposing counsel. Murder case establishing constitutional right to be present at counsel table during trial.
Richard Coulumbre v. Board of Registrars of Voters of Worcester, Meagher, J.; Asst. City Solicitor William Scannell, opposing counsel; and Appeals Court, 3 Mass. App. Ct. (1975). Establishment of the right of former mental patients to register to vote in communities where they work while they are hospitalized.
Hershkoff v. Board of Registrars of Voters of Worcester, 366 Mass. 574 (1974); Worcester Superior Court, Tisdale, J.; Henry P. Grady, City Solicitor, opposing counsel. Establishment of the right of college students to register to vote in the communities where their schools were located.
Hathaway v. Worcester City Hospital, et al, 475 F.2d 701 (1st Cir. 1973), Wyzanski, J., appeal and reversal to Aldrich, Coffin & Campbell, JJ., Ben Gordon, Assistant City Solicitor, opposing counsel. Major rights case establishing the constitutional right of indigent women to receive elective tubal ligations at public hospital. Case has been cited in numerous state and federal cases and is discussed in casebooks on domestic relations and health law.
Hermanson v. Szafarowicz, 457 Mass. 57 (2009), established right to a hearing on damages prior to entry of final judgment pursuant to Mass. R. Civ. P. 55
1990 to 2007 Authored 283 Appellate Opinions while serving as Associate Justice with the Massachusetts Appeals Court