Chapter 93A of the Massachusetts General Laws makes unlawful any “unfair or deceptive acts or practices in the conduct of any trade or commerce.” Under this statute, individuals and businesses can sue for actual damages as well as double or treble damages along with attorney fees.« Back to Glossary Index
About Owen Gallagher
Owen Gallagher is an experienced insurance litigator as well as a certified mediator and arbitrator who specializes in insurance industry disputes. His interest and affinity for insurance began at a young age working the counter at his father’s assigned risk agency in Roxbury. Over the course of his career, Owen has argued a number of cases in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and has helped agents, insurance companies, and lawmakers alike with the complexities and idiosyncrasies of insurance law in the Commonwealth. Owen can be reached here.