Mass Gen. Laws c. 260 sec. 2B

Claims Based on General Contract Obligations “Sounded in Negligence” and Were Thus Barred by the Statute of Repose

A project owner has learned that claims based on shoddy work, as opposed to violation of a specific technical requirement, will be deemed to “sound in negligence” and be subject to the statute of repose. In Massachusetts, the statute of limitatio… Read More
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Violation of Home Improvement Contractor Act is Subject to Statute of Repose

A sharply divided Supreme Judicial Court has held that claims by a homeowner against a contractor, under the state home improvement contractor law, are subject to the statute of repose. Thus, when improper work done in 2001 was not discovered until 2… Read More
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