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.

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 225 ILCS 410/3B-6

  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.

     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.