Maine Revised Statutes

§5-810. Statutory damages

(a).    A health-care provider or institution that intentionally violates this Part is subject to liability to the aggrieved individual for damages of $500 or actual damages resulting from the violation, whichever is greater, plus reasonable attorney's fees.
[ 1995, c. 378, Pt. A, §1 (NEW) .]
(b).    A person who intentionally falsifies, forges, conceals, defaces or obliterates an individual's advance health-care directive or a revocation of an advance health-care directive without the individual's consent, or who coerces or fraudulently induces an individual to give, revoke or not to give an advance health-care directive, is subject to liability to that individual for damages of $2,500 or actual damages resulting from the action, whichever is greater, plus reasonable attorney's fees.
[ 1995, c. 378, Pt. A, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1995, c. 378, §A1 (NEW).