ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT (Chapters 1 through 182)
PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS
Damages; recovery by misled pupil
[ Text of section effective until August 1, 2012. Repealed by 2012, 106, Sec. 2. See 2012, 106, Sec. 9.]
Section 10. Any pupil of a correspondence school, who is misled by a representation made by an officer or representative of the school, or by any advertisement or circular issued by the school, which representation was untrue, deceptive, or misleading, and which the person responsible for such representation knew, or might on reasonable investigation have known to be untrue, deceptive, or misleading, may recover for damages sustained, or five hundred dollars, whichever is the greater, plus court and reasonable attorney's fees provided, however, that the liability of the surety on the bond shall be limited to indemnifying the claimant only for his actual damages.
The school and the person or persons responsible for such representation shall be jointly and severally liable.