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Yes, if the prime tenant had to terminate your lease and evict you due to their error in renting to you initially, that isn't your fault and you can sue them for breach of contract. You can sue for any prepaid rent as well as for any costs that you incurred due to having to move and find a new location. You may even be able to claim damages if you had to rent a new place at a higher monthly rent.
The prime tenant should have checked to see if they could sublease before they did so. Their failure to do so would make them liable for any damages that you incurred due to having to leave.
If your damages are $10K or under, you can sue them in small claims court and don't need an attorney..