Any individual who claims to have been adversely affected by any act or practice declared to be unlawful by this chapter may bring a civil action for the recovery of twice the actual damages suffered or five hundred dollars, whichever is greater, as a result of such act or practice. In addition, the individual may collect the court costs and attorney fees expended to bring an action under this section.

Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws 37-32-14

  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.

Source: SL 1997, ch 223, § 14.