2020 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2A - Administration of Civil and Criminal Justice
Section 2A:156A-24 - Civil action for damages, attorney's fee by persons whose communications are intercepted unlawfully

2A:156A-24. Civil action for damages, attorney's fee by persons whose communications are intercepted unlawfully

24. Any person whose wire, electronic or oral communication is intercepted, disclosed or used in violation of this act shall have a civil cause of action against any person who intercepts, discloses or uses or procures any other person to intercept, disclose or use, such communication; and shall be entitled to recover from any such person:

a. Actual damages, but not less than liquidated damages computed at the rate of $100.00 a day for each day of violation, or $1,000.00, whichever is higher;

b. Punitive damages; and

c. A reasonable attorney's fee and other litigation costs reasonably incurred.

L.1968,c.409,s.24; amended 1993,c.29,s.20.

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