(a) The Attorney General shall institute proceedings to prevent or restrain violations of § 42-125c in the Superior Court. In a proceeding under this section, the Superior Court shall determine whether a violation has been committed and enter any judgment or decree to enjoin continuation or renewal of the violation in the future.
Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 42-125i
- Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
- Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
- Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, trust or any other legal or commercial entity, including their officers, agents, employees and servants or any other person acting in a representative capacity. See Connecticut General Statutes 42-125b
(b) The Attorney General may bring an action on behalf of the state or any of its political subdivisions to recover the damages provided for by this chapter.
(c) The state of Connecticut or its political subdivisions have standing to bring an action under this chapter.
(d) Persons injured or threatened with injury by a violation of § 42-125c may bring an action in the Superior Court for damages and injunctive relief against any person who has committed the violation. If an injunction is issued, the complainant may be awarded costs and reasonable attorney’s fees.
(e) No action brought to enforce the provisions of this chapter shall be brought but within four years from the date the cause of action accrues. For the purposes of this subsection, a cause of action for a continuing violation accrues at the time of the latest violation.
(f) An action brought by the Attorney General shall not preclude the bringing of an action by persons injured or threatened with injury, as provided in subsection (d) of this section.