Section 14: Punishment; Mayhem Section 14 of Massachusetts General law defines the criminal penalties for being convicted of the crime of mayhem as follows: Section 14. Whoever, with malicious intent to maim or disfigure, cuts out or maims the tongue, puts out or destroys an eye, cuts or tears off…

Section 18C Entry of dwelling place; persons present within; weapons; punishment Section 18C of Massachusetts General law defines the criminal penalties for being convicted of the crime of home invasion as follows: Whoever knowingly enters the dwelling place of another knowing or having reason to know that one or more…

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The word “damages” in MGL 111 s70A does not include underinsurance benefits within the scope of the lien. Underinsurance benefits aren’t considered damages because they are not legal liabilities, but are contractual liabilities for which the insured paid premiums. Damages are the monies payable by a tortfeasor (wrongdoer) who is…

The six young East Bridgewater men connected to an out-of-control party that caused more than $50,000 in damages to an Elm Street home last year will face Brockton Superior Court Judge Carol Ball on Monday. By Amanda Reed January 22, 2011 Note: This article was originally published on EnterpriseNews.com. EAST…