2016 Tennessee Code
Title 55 - Motor and Other Vehicles
Chapter 5 - Anti-Theft Provisions
Part 2 - Motor Vehicle Chop Shop Act of 2000
§ 55-5-206. Civil liability, relief available, triple damages.

TN Code § 55-5-206 (2016) What's This?

(a) Any district attorney general, insurer, or other aggrieved person may institute civil proceedings against any person in a court of competent jurisdiction seeking relief from conduct constituting a violation of this part, § 55-5-111, or § 55-5-112, or if the plaintiff in the proceedings proves the alleged violation by a preponderance of the evidence, the court, after due provision for the rights of innocent persons, may grant relief by entering the appropriate order or judgment, to include, but not be limited to, threefold the actual damages sustained by the person.

(b) Obtaining civil remedy under this section shall not preclude obtaining any other civil or criminal remedy under either this part or any other provision of law. Civil remedies under this section are supplemental and not mutually exclusive.

(c) Any civil remedies under this section are separate to any restitution ordered by the court in the criminal proceedings.

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