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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Massachusetts Recognizes Medical Monitoring Cause of Action

On Monday, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts recognized medical monitoring as a viable cause of action in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  The SoL is governed by the discovery rule.  The opinion in Donovan v. Philip Morris USA [pdf] is here:  Download Donovan Decision[1]

Beck & Herrmann analyze the decision here.

--CJR 

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