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TITLE 56.  TRADE NAMES, TRADE-MARKS AND UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICES
CHAPTER 8.  FRAUDS, ETC., IN SALES OR ADVERTISEMENTS OR MERCHANDISE
N.J. Stat. § 56:8-159
§ 56:8-159. Action by aggrieved person

a. Any person aggrieved by a violation of this act may bring an action in the Superior Court in the county where the transmission was sent or was received, or in which the plaintiff resides, for damages or to enjoin further violations of this act.

b. The court shall proceed in a summary manner and shall, in the event the plaintiff establishes a violation of this act, enter a judgment for the actual damages sustained, or $ 500 for each violation, whichever amount is greater, together with costs of suit and reasonable attorney's fees.

c. If the plaintiff establishes that the sender was notified by return facsimile or written means of communication to cease and desist transmission of such unsolicited advertisements, the court shall enter a judgment, on account of each subsequent transmission, for actual damages or $ 1,000 for each transmission, whichever amount is greater, together with costs of suit and reasonable attorney's fees, not to exceed $ 1,000.

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