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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 63: Willful noncompliance; liability for damages

Section 63. Any consumer reporting agency, person who furnishes information to any consumer reporting agency, or user of information which willfully fails to comply with any requirement imposed under sections 50 to 62A, inclusive, with respect to any consumer shall be liable to that consumer in an amount equal to the sum of—

(1) any actual damages sustained by the consumer as a result of the failure;

(2) such amount of punitive damages as the court may allow; and

(3) in the case of any successful action to enforce any liability under this section, the costs of the action together with reasonable attorney's fees as determined by the court.