Court Case Record DAVID RIVERA vs. EASTERN CASUALTY INS CO & another 2011-P-1887

DAVID RIVERA vs. EASTERN CASUALTY INS CO & another Court Case Record

Court Case Number: 2011-P-1887

Case Number2011-P-1887
Case TypeCivil
StateMassachusetts, MA
CountyInd Accident Rev Bd
CourtInd Accident Rev Bd
Court Address
Field Date06/29/2006
Close Date11/20/2012


Michael Patrick Martel, EsquireDavid RiveraPlaintiff/Appellee
Robert T. Treat, Esquire Andre A. Sansoucy, EsquireEastern Casualty Ins CoDefendant/Appellant
Bryant AssociatesDefendant
Jeffrey S. Michaelson, Esquire Margaret G. Barmack, EsquireAnnie's Dry CleaningThird-party Defendant
Michael Reed, EsquireAllstate Inc CoThird-party Defendant
Mark C. Gildea, EsquireGeneral Accident Ins CoThird-party Defendant
Entry Date Paper Entry Text
11/04/2011 #1 Entered.
11/04/2011 #2 Notice of entry sent.
11/18/2011 #3 Docketing Statement received from Eastern Casualty Ins Co.
11/18/2011 #4 Notice of change of address of Jeffrey S. Michaelson, Esquire.
12/14/2011 #5 SERVICE of brief & appendix for Defendant/Appellant Eastern Casualty Ins. Co.^
04/06/2012 #6 Notice of 05/03/2012, 9:30 AM argument at John Adams Courthouse, Courtroom 4 (a4) sent.
04/17/2012 #7 Letter from Jeffrey S. Michaelson re: that he does not currently represent any party to this appeal, and will not appear at the oral argument.
05/02/2012 #8 Letter from Attorney Mark C. Gildea re: Will not appear at argument. Represented Nicola Leonardo in U.S. Distirct Court in 1999. ^
05/03/2012 #9 Oral argument held. (Wolohojian, J., Smith, J., Agnes, J.).
07/27/2012 #10 ORDER: This matter is an appeal of the Department of Industrial Accident's (DIA) denial of a request for a hearing by the on a petition for approval of a third party settlement under G. L. c. 152, ยง 15 due to a lack of jurisdiction. The September 20, 2011, letter underlying this claim is not clear whether the basis for the DIA's finding of a lack of jurisdiction was that previous proceedings in the case took place in Rhode Island, the age of the case, or some other reason. On this basis, we retain jurisdiction over the case but remand it to the DIA for a fuller explanation of reasoning underlying the DIA's finding of a lack of jurisdiction. The DIA must produce such an explanation sixty (60) days from the date of this remand.(1) So ordered. (Wolohojian, Smith, Agnes JJ.) *Notice/Attest. footnote: (1) Depending on the contents of the DIA's explanation, we may be able to decide the case on the existing briefs and oral argument or may require further briefing and/or argument.
09/13/2012 Letter from Department of Industrial Accidents re: request from order of July 27, 2012 "a fuller explanation of the reasoning underlying the DIA's finding of a lack of jurisdiction." @
10/23/2012 Decision: Rule 1:28 (Vuono, Wolohojian, Agnes, JJ.). Decision of reviewing board affirmed. *Notice.
11/20/2012 RESCRIPT to Trial Court.