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DRI Files Statement with Defense Bar/Business Support Group in support of Proposed Revisions to Mass. R. Civ. P. 30 & 30A

  • by DRI
  • Feb 18, 2021, 09:48 AM

DRI, the nation’s largest civil defense bar organization, has filed a statement with other organizations supporting amendments to the MA Civil Rules 30 & 30 A. If adopted, the amendments would dramatically decrease the number of depositions except for asbestos cases.

Full Statement on Proposed Revisions (PDF)

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