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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Title XXXIX
COMMERCIAL RELATIONS
Chapter 687
INTEREST AND USURY; LENDING PRACTICES
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F.S. 687.147
687.147 Actions for damages.
(1) Any borrower injured by a violation of this act may bring an action for recovery of damages. Judgment shall be entered for actual damages, but in no case less than the amount paid by the borrower to the loan broker, plus reasonable attorney’s fees and costs. An award may also be entered for punitive damages.
(2) Any borrower injured by a violation of this act may bring an action against the surety bond or trust account, if any, of the loan broker.
(3) The remedies provided under this act are in addition to any other procedures or remedies for any violation or conduct provided for in any other law.
History.s. 8, ch. 91-87.