Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1143

  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.

Any person injured as a result of a violation of section 1142 may seek damages and an injunction in a civil action. Any person likely to be injured by a violation of section 1142 may seek an injunction in a civil action. The court may award reasonable attorney’s fees to the plaintiff. [1991, c. 261, (NEW).]

SECTION HISTORY

1991, c. 261, (NEW).