Maine Revised Statutes

§8242. Limitation on damages

1. Damages; limitation.  In any action for damages permitted by this chapter, the claim for and award of damages, including costs, against the State may not exceed $300,000 for all claims arising as a result of a single conviction.
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2. Costs.  Court costs, interest and all other costs that a court may assess are included within the damages limitation specified by this section.
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3. Exclusion from judgment or award.  A judgment or award against the State pursuant to this chapter may not include punitive or exemplary damages.
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4. Payable from General Fund.  Any judgment or award of damages permitted by this chapter must be paid from the General Fund.
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SECTION HISTORY
1993, c. 480, §1 (NEW).

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