In any civil action allowing a violation of this chapter, the court may:

Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 42-153-2

  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.

(1) Award damages and reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs to a prevailing plaintiff; and

(2) Afford injunctive and other appropriate relief against any agency that commits or proposes to commit a violation of this chapter.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2009, ch. 371, § 1; P.L. 2009, ch. 380, § 1.)