(a) Cause of action.--A person who knowingly obtains, discloses or uses personal information, from a motor
vehicle record, for a purpose not permitted under this chapter shall be liable to
the individual to whom the information pertains, who may bring a civil action in a
United States district court.
(b) Remedies.--The court may award--
(1) actual damages, but not less than liquidated damages in the amount of $2,500;
(2) punitive damages upon proof of willful or reckless disregard of the law;
(3) reasonable attorneys' fees and other litigation costs reasonably incurred; and
(4) such other preliminary and equitable relief as the court determines to be appropriate.
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