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Drake v. Town of Leicester
SJC-12781Argue Date: Friday December 6, 2019
*Summary: Massachusetts Tort Claims Act-- The plaintiff is appealing the dismissal of her suit against a town claiming damages arising out of a slip and fall on snow at the premises of a public high school; the trial court dismissed the suit on the ground that the plaintiff did not make timely presentment of her claim under the Massachusetts Tort Claims Act.
Justices: Gants, C.J., Lenk, Gaziano, Lowy, Budd, Kafker, JJ.
Appellant: Katherine Drake
Counsel for Appellant: Tom G. Vukmirovits, Esquire
Appellee: Town of Leicester
Counsel for Appellee: Melina Cecelia McTigue Garland, Esquire Gerard T. Donnelly, Esquire
Court Appealed From: Worcester Superior Court
Lower Court Judge: Rosemary Connolly, J.
Route to SJC: Sua Sponte Transfer from Appeals Court
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