211 CMR 133.08 - Penalties

Current through Register 1466, April 1, 2022

A violation of any provision of 211 CMR 133.00 shall be considered to be an unfair or deceptive act or practice, in violation of M.G.L. c. 176D.

An alleged violation of 211 CMR 133.00 by a licensed auto damage appraiser may be reported to and penalized by the Auto Damage Appraisers Licensing Board in accordance with its governing statute and 212 CMR.

Nothing herein shall be deemed to preclude the claimant or policyholder, the Commissioner, the Attorney General or the Director of the Division of Standards from pursuing any other remedy or penalty provided by law including any remedy provided under M.G.L. c. 93A or M.G.L. c. 100A.

An insurer or repair shop shall be responsible for the actions of all of its appraisers whether staff or independent, and shall be subject to the applicable penalties under law for any violation of 211 CMR 133.00 or 212 CMR 2.00.

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