Title 51, Chapter 7, Section 83
(a) A plaintiff who prevails in an action under this article shall
be entitled to all damages allowed by law as proven by the evidence,
including costs and expenses of litigation and reasonable attorney's
(b) If the abusive litigation is in a civil proceeding of a court of record and no damages other than costs and expenses of litigation and reasonable attorney's fees are claimed, the procedures provided in Code Section 9-15-14 shall be utilized instead.
(c) No motion filed under Code Section 9-15-14 shall preclude the filing of an action under this article for damages other than costs and expenses of litigation and reasonable attorney's fees. Any ruling under Code Section 9-15-14 is conclusive as to the issues resolved therein.