(225 ILCS 410/3B-6)
(from Ch. 111, par. 1703B-6)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2026)
Private right of action.
Any person who suffers damages
as a result of a violation described or enumerated in this Article
committed by any school or its representative may bring an action against
such school. The court in its discretion may award actual damages, treble
actual damages if fraud is proved, injunctive relief, and any other relief
which the court deems proper.
Such action may be commenced in the county in which the school is
located, has its principal place of business, or in the county where the
transaction or any substantial portion thereof occurred.
In any action brought by a person under this Section, the court may
award, in addition to the relief provided in this Section, reasonable
attorney's fees and costs to the prevailing party.
Either party to an action under this Section may request a trial by jury.
(Source: P.A. 85-1382; 86-1356