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(740 ILCS 14/20)
Right of action.
Any person aggrieved by a violation of this Act shall have a right of action in a State circuit court or as a supplemental claim in federal district court against an offending party. A prevailing party may recover for each violation:
(1) against a private entity that negligently
violates a provision of this Act, liquidated damages of $1,000 or actual damages, whichever is greater;
(2) against a private entity that intentionally or
recklessly violates a provision of this Act, liquidated damages of $5,000 or actual damages, whichever is greater;
(3) reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, including
expert witness fees and other litigation expenses; and
(4) other relief, including an injunction, as the
State or federal court may deem appropriate.
(Source: P.A. 95-994, eff. 10-3-08.)