Mass. Justices OK COVID-19 Deadline Tolling In Injury Case
Law360 (September 3, 2021, 8:38 PM EDT) — The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on Friday made clear that its emergency order tolling civil suit filing deadlines due to the COVID-19 pandemic has broad applications, and it affirmed a trial court’s decision to greenlight a grocery store injury suit.
The state’s highest court upheld a Suffolk County judge’s denial of a motion to dismiss in a suit accusing the Shaw’s Supermarkets Inc. grocery chain of causing customer Margarita Melendez to suffer a concussion and other injuries when a worker hit her with a shopping cart.
At issue is whether Melendez, who lodged her Sept. 24, 2020, complaint regarding the Sept. 3,…
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