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D|S Partner Ken DeMoura Speaks On Challenging Eyewitness Testimony at NYC Symposium

Ken DeMoura spoke about challenging eyewitness testimony and its reliability using science during Renaissance Symposium XIV at the Harvard Club of New York City on November 30.

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RECENT MASS APPEALS COURT CASE REMINDS EMPLOYERS NOT TO RETALIATE AGAINST EMPLOYEES FOR EXERCISING WORKERS COMP RIGHTS

A recent Massachusetts decision serves as a good reminder that Massachusetts employers cannot retaliate against their employees for exercising their workers compensation rights.

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The Cost of Creating a Will

Many people ask about the cost of creating a Will. Prospective clients often expect costs to be minimal and ask why they cannot just purchase a Will from the internet. But, the real question is "what is the cost of NOT creating a properly drafted Will?"

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MASS EMPLOYER ALERT - Health Insurance Responsibility Disclosure Form Due on 11/30

Massachusetts businesses with six (6) or more employees are required to file a Health Insurance Responsibility Disclosure (HIRD) by November 30 through the Mass DOR TaxConnect web site.

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US Dept of Education Proposes New Title IX Sexual Harassment Regs

Article discusses highlights of proposed Department of Education Regulations Pertaining to Title IX Sexual Harassment Complaints

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Why Burt Reynolds had a Trust and why you should too.

Burt Reynolds may have played some silly characters on the silver screen, but appreciated the value of creating an estate plan designed to maximize the legacy he left his family and avoid the bright glare of further publicity.

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Why Burt Reynolds had a Trust and why you should too.

Burt Reynolds may have played some silly characters on the silver screen, but appreciated the value of creating an estate plan designed to maximize the legacy he left his family and avoid the bright glare of further publicity.

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MASSACHUSETTS HAS A NEW NON-COMPETE LAW. IS YOUR COMPANY READY TO COMPLY?

Massachusetts companies cannot rely on "business as usual" as their approach to non-compete agreements.

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D|S ELECTS NEW PARTNER-SHARNA FAVUZZA

Attorney Sharna Favuzza elected as new partner at Boston law firm of DeMoura|Smith LLP

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Ken DeMoura Selected to Lead National Commercial Trial Attorneys Institute

DeMoura|Smith partner Ken DeMoura started his two-year term as Chair of the Complex Commercial Litigation Institute.

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DeMoura|Smith Featured as Leaders in the Law in Forbes Magazine

DeMoura|Smith appears in September issue of Forbes Magazine (New England issues) as Leaders in the Law.

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DeMoura|Smith's Successful Dismissal of Facebook Defamation Case Recognized As One of 2015's Most Important Decisions

For the second time in six-months, a successful result obtained by DeMoura|Smith has been recognized by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. as one of the year's most important decisions.

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DeMoura|Smith Files Federal Class Action Against DraftKings

Federal class action lawsuit filed against sports fantasy website DraftKings alleging fraud and false advertising claims in company's "double your cash" promotion.

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KEN DEMOURA MODERATING PANEL AT NATIONAL TRIAL LAWYER CONFERENCE

Ken DeMoura, is moderating a panel discussion titled "Trial Techniques: How to Bring a Boring Breach of Contract Case to Life"

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DEMOURA|SMITH OBTAINS DISMISSAL OF FACEBOOK DEFAMATION CLAIMS

A Worcester Massachusetts Superior Court judge has dismissed eight defendants from a defamation suit filed by an international animal rescue organization

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EMPLOYEE OR INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR? The Wrong Classification Could Cost Your Massachusetts Company Plenty.

Massachusetts businesses are subject to the strictest rules concerning the classification of employees and independent contractors. Misclassification could be a very costly mistake.

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DeMoura|Smith Victory Among Most Important Mass Lawyers Weekly Decisions of 2014

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Selects Keane v Waggoner as one of Top Four Corporate Law Decisions of 2014.

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Illegal Pyramid Schemes

"Do you want to work from home, be your own boss and earn lots of cash?" On the Lookout for Illegal Pyramid Schemes.

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Paid Sick Leave M.G.L. c. 149 ยงยง 148C & 148D

On November 4, 2014, Massachusetts voters overwhelmingly approved paid sick leave for employees through a ballot initiative.

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Ken DeMoura Named to Best Lawyers In America For Second Time

The publishers of Best Lawyers In America have announced that Ken DeMoura has been selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition.

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Ken DeMoura speaks on Internet Evidence at National Trial Lawyers Conference

On May 9, Ken DeMoura of DeMoura|Smith LLP spoke at the Litigation Counsel of America's Spring Meeting in Santa Barbara, California.

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Two DeMoura | Smith Attorneys Among Boston's Top-Rated

We are pleased to announce that two of our attorneys have been listed in the 2012 edition of Boston's Top Rated Lawyers a supplement to the May 5, 2012 Boston Globe.

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