Chapter 3. Civil Remedies - California Civil Code Section 1799.2
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1799.2. (a) A person may initiate a civil action against a business
entity in accordance with state law whenever a business entity
violates the provisions of Section 1799.1.
(b) In any suit brought pursuant to the provisions of subdivision
(a) a business entity which has violated Section 1799.1 shall be
liable to the person in an amount equal to the actual damages
sustained by the person as a result of such violation, but in no case
less than five hundred dollars ($500), and the attendant court costs
and reasonable attorneys' fees.
(c) An action to enforce any liability created under this section
may be brought in any court of competent jurisdiction within two
years from the date on which the cause of action arose.
Last modified: February 16, 2015