Massachusetts Trends And Cases To Watch In 2019

Law360, Boston (January 1, 2019, 12:03 PM EST) -- The new year in Massachusetts brings several legal trends and cases to watch. The government has opened up new fronts in the battle against the opioid epidemic, including the trial in a closely watched criminal prosecution of a group of former executives at Insys Therapeutics Inc.

The new year will also usher in the implementation of noncompete reform in the state, with businesses and attorneys likely to turn to the courts for guidance on some of the law's more vague terms.

And trial watchers will await a verdict in a potential landmark affirmative action trial, as a federal judge weighs a...

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