Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 537
Torts and Actions for Damages
Section 537.525

August 28, 2014


Tampering with computer data, computer equipment, or computer users--damages--attorney fees, certain expenses, awarded when.

537.525. 1. In addition to any other civil remedy available, the owner or lessee of the computer system, computer network, computer program, computer service or data may bring a civil action against any person who violates sections 569.095 to 569.099 for compensatory damages, including any expenditures reasonably and necessarily incurred by the owner or lessee to verify that a computer system, computer network, computer program, computer service, or data was not altered, damaged, or deleted by the access.

2. In any action brought pursuant to this section, the court may award reasonable attorney's fees to a prevailing plaintiff.

(L. 1987 H.B. 208 ยง 1)


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