50a U.S. Code Rule - Private right of action

(a) In general
Any person aggrieved by a violation of this Act [sections 501 to 515 and 516 to 597b of this Appendix] may in a civil action—
(1) obtain any appropriate equitable or declaratory relief with respect to the violation; and
(2) recover all other appropriate relief, including monetary damages.
(b) Costs and attorney fees
The court may award to a person aggrieved by a violation of this Act [sections 501 to 515 and 516 to 597b of this Appendix] who prevails in an action brought under subsection (a) the costs of the action, including a reasonable attorney fee.

Source

(Oct. 17, 1940, ch. 888, title VIII, § 802, as added Pub. L. 111–275, title III, § 303(a),Oct. 13, 2010, 124 Stat. 2877.)

 

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