Theisz v. Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
SJC-12559Argue Date: Wednesday September 5, 2018
*Summary: Massachusetts Tort Claims Act-- This case deals with the presentment requirement in a suit against the MBTA involving an altercation between a passenger and a bus driver.
Justices: Gants, C.J., Lenk, Gaziano, Lowy, Budd, Cypher, Kafker, JJ.
Appellant: Massachusetts Bay Transportation
Counsel for Appellant: Sarah K. Frederick, Esquire Scott Spencer, Esquire Jennifer Minjung Lee, Esquire Roberto M. Braceras, Esquire John J. Bonistalli, Esquire
Appellee: Matthew Theisz
Counsel for Appellee: David H. Rich, Esquire Donald R. Grady, Jr., Esquire Frank J. Federico, Jr., Esquire Kelsey Raycroft, Esquire Benjamin J. Wish, Esquire
Court Appealed From: Suffolk Superior Court
Lower Court Judge: Joseph F. Leighton, Jr., J.
Route to SJC: Sua Sponte Transfer from Appeals Court
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