Commercial Law – General Regulatory Provisions

General Regulatory Provisions The Rhode Island Dealership Preservation And Protection Act

SECTION 6-54-7

§ 6-54-7. Action for damages and injunctive relief.

If any grantor violates this chapter, a dealer may bring an action against such grantor in any court of competent jurisdiction for damages sustained by the dealer as a consequence of the grantor's violation, together with the actual costs of the action, including reasonable actual attorneys' fees, and the dealer also may be granted injunctive relief against unlawful termination, cancellation, or nonrenewal. For purposes of this chapter, damages shall include, without limitation, reasonable compensation for the fair market value of the dealer's business with relation to the dealership.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2013, ch. 308, § 1; P.L. 2013, ch. 370, § 1.)