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Section 6159.53. (Added by Stats. 2009, Ch. 457, Sec. 3.)
Cite as: Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code §6159.53.

(a)Any consumer injured by a violation of Section 6159.52 may file a complaint and seek injunctive relief, restitution, and damages in the superior court of any county in which the defendant maintains an office, advertises, or is listed in a telephone directory.

(b)A person who violates Section 6159.52 shall be subject to an injunction against further violation of Section 6159.52 by any legal aid organization that maintains an office in any county in which the defendant maintains an office, advertises, or is listed in a telephone directory. In an action under this subdivision, it is not necessary to allege or prove actual damage to the plaintiff, and irreparable harm and interim harm to the plaintiff shall be presumed.

(c)Reasonable attorney’s fees shall be awarded to the prevailing plaintiff in any action under this section.



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