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80D.13 Civil liability.

Subdivision 1. Violations, misstatements, or omissions. Any person who, as or on behalf of a provider, enters into a contract for continuing care at a facility without having first delivered a disclosure statement meeting the requirements of section 80D.04 to the person contracting for the continuing care, or enters into a contract for continuing care at a facility with a person who has relied on a disclosure statement that omits to state a material fact required to be stated therein or necessary in order to make the statements made therein, in light of the circumstances under which they are made, not misleading, is liable to the person contracting for the continuing care for damages and repayment of all fees paid to the provider, facility or person violating sections 80D.01 to 80D.11, less the reasonable value of care and lodging provided to the resident by or on whose behalf the contract for continuing care was entered into prior to discovery of the violation, misstatement or omission or the time the violation, misstatement or omission should reasonably have been discovered, together with interest thereon at the legal rate for judgments, and court costs and reasonable attorney fees.

Subd. 2. Knowledge of act required. Liability under this section for any violation, misstatement or omission exists only if the provider or person liable knew or should have known of the violation, the misstatement or omission.

Subd. 3. Other remedies. Nothing contained in sections 80D.01 to 80D.16 shall be construed to limit the remedies a person has under any other law.

HIST: 1980 c 516 s 15; 1981 c 135 s 11; 1987 c 384 art 2 s 1