MGL c.93A Regulation of business practices for consumers' protection
MGL c.176D Unfair methods of competition and unfair and deceptive acts and practices in the business of insurance
940 CMR 3 General regulation
Massachusetts Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division
1 Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108
Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation
17 Park Plaza, Suite 5170
Boston, MA 02116
Advisory on automobile advertising, pricing and lease buyouts, Mass. Attorney General, 2021.
Advisory for consumers and auto dealers on their rights and obligations on advertising and pricing.
"Chapter 93A: Dilution and confusion through overuse," Massachusetts Law Review, August, 2017, 98 Mass. L. Rev. 61, Tara J. Myslinski, Stephanie R. Parker.
Consumer information, Federal Trade Commission.
The banner near the top of the page includes topics: Shopping and donating; Credit, loans and debt; Jobs and making money; Unwanted calls, emails and texts; Identity theft and online security; Scams.
"Consumer protection: exploring private causes of action for victims of data breaches," 41 W. New England Law Review 253, 2019.
The Massachusetts Consumer Protection Law, Mass. Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation.
Explanation of the law, links to legal assistance and 30 day demand letter.
Responding to Chapter 93A demand letters in product liability cases, Mass. Bar Assn. Lawyers' Journal, January 2013.
Outlines best practices for responding to a demand letter.
Student-consumers: The application of Chapter 93A to higher education in Massachusetts, Boston Bar Journal, January 2013.
Discusses consumer fraud suits that have been brought against colleges and universities in Massachusetts.
Taking action: the consumer protection law, Mass. Attorney General.
Includes a description of the process and a sample 93A Demand Letter
Unfair and deceptive trade practices, Mass. Legal Help.
Includes a summary of the law, examples of unfair or deceptive practices, and suggestions on what to do if you feel you have been victimized
USA.gov: Consumer issues, Federal Citizen Information Center.
Site is packed with information on a wide variety of consumer topics, and includes valuable advice on where and how to file a complaint
Chapter 93A and 176D bad faith update, by Brian A. O'Connell, et al., Mass. Bar Institute, 2009.
Chapter 93A rights and remedies, MCLE, 5th ed., 2022.
Massachusetts conveyancers' handbook with forms, 4th ed., by Edward G. Mendler, West Group, 2008 with supplement, sec. 5:4.
- Vol. 10A (Procedural forms annotated), West, 2009 with supplement, chapter 25
- Vol. 17 (Prima facie case), West Pub., 2005 with supplement, chapter 15
- Vol. 31 (Equitable remedies),Thomson/West 2007 with supplement, chapter 28
- Vol. 33-34 (Landlord & tenant law), West Group 2000 with supplement, sec. 18:33, sec. 21:1-21:17
- Vol. 35 (Consumer law), Thomson Reuters 2021, chapter 4
- Vol. 52 (The law of Chapter 93A), Thomson/West 2007 with supplement
Massachusetts proof of cases, Marc Perlin, annual, West Thomson Reuters, annual. Ch. 9 and Ch. 30.4.
Massachusetts Superior Court civil practice jury instructions, MCLE, loose-leaf. Chapter 16, Consumer Protection Act - Chapter 93A.
"Negligence is not enough: Darviros v. Petros," 49 Boston Bar Journal 6 (Mar.-Apr. 2005) Medical services and chapter 93A.
"Trustee liable under 93A for mishandling funds," 29 Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly 1461 (March 5, 2001) Chapter 93A can apply to professional trustees.
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