Maine Revised Statutes

§1310-C. Civil liability for willful noncompliance

A consumer reporting agency or user of information that willfully and knowingly fails to comply with a requirement imposed under this chapter with respect to a consumer is liable to that consumer for and the court may award an amount equal to the sum of: [2013, c. 228, §1 (NEW).]

1. Actual damages.  Actual damages sustained by the consumer as a result of the failure;
[ 2013, c. 228, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Treble damages.  An amount equal to 3 times the actual damages according to subsection 1; and
[ 2013, c. 228, §1 (NEW) .]
3. Costs and attorney's fees.  In the case of a successful action to enforce a liability under this section, the costs of the action together with reasonable attorney's fees as determined by the court.
[ 2013, c. 228, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2013, c. 228, §1 (NEW).