|Date ||September 8, 2011|
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|Justices||Ireland, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Lenk, JJ.
|Summary ||Insurance, Agent, Life insurance, Fraud and concealment, Misrepresentation. Fraud. Consumer Protection Act, Insurance, Unfair or deceptive act, Damages, Demand letter. Limitations, Statute of. Repose, Statute of. Statute, Construction. Damages, Rescission, Fraud. Fiduciary. Rules of Civil Procedure. Practice, Civil, Service of process, Attorney's fees. Negligence, Economic loss. |
|Appealed From||Suffolk Superior Court, Justice Margaret R. Hinkle|
|Briefs||See selection available in PDF format at Supreme Judicial Court website|
|Counsel for Appellant|
|Passatempo: Charles M. Waters|
|Counsel for Appellee|
Nationwide Life Insurance Company of America: Harvey J. Wolkoff, Alfred A. Day
Barry G. Armstrong: Timothy O. Eagan, John J. O'Connor
McMenimen: William P. Corbett, Jr.
|Opinion||Click to link to the slip opinion of the Supreme Judicial Court, in PDF format (requires Adobe Acrobat) |