Massachusetts Appellate Procedure
Rule 25: Damages for Delay
(Applicable to Civil Cases)
If the appellate court shall determine that an appeal is frivolous, it may award just damages and single or double costs to the appellee, and such interest on the amount of the judgment as may be allowed by law.
Amended December 22, 1978, effective January 15, 1979; May 15, 1979, effective July 1, 1979.