§ 1 Definitions
§ 2 False statements on applications for coverage and claims; failure to disclose
§ 3 Solicitation, improper inducement to use goods, facilities, services, or products covered by insurance
§ 4 Criminal proceedings
§ 5 Investigation and proceedings by attorney general
§ 6 Liability for false claims; civil proceedings
§ 7 Restitution; attorneys fees, costs
§ 8 Remedies

Terms Used In Massachusetts General Laws > Chapter 175H

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.