Beaulieu v. Dorsey – Case Brief Summary (Maine)

In Beaulieu v. Dorsey, 562 A.2d 678 (Me. 1989), the Law Court discussed the award of attorney fees in the context of the UTPA.

The Court noted that the party seeking costs should provide affidavits and bills which separate the costs of pursuing the UPTA claim from those incurred in pursuing a remedy not available under the Act. Id. at 679.

The Law Court held that the "cost of bringing a claim for punitive damages . . . is not recoverable under the UTPA." Id.