All posts in Privacy Law

Can Health Care Providers Share Patient Information Without Violating HIPPA?

I work for an answering service that handles after hour calls for doctors' offices. Read more [...]

I Complained to School About a Substitute Teacher Taking Pictures of My Child for Personal Use, and Now She is Harassing Me at Work, What Can I Do?

Substitute teacher took pictures of my child at school for personal reasons. I filed a complaint with the school board. They told her last Thursday she was "blocked" from subbing and she came straight from the school board office to my job, showed them my complaint (which she should not have a copy of), some print outs of my old Facebook pages and tried to tell them I was doing this on company time and wanted them to term me. Read more [...]

Is it Illegal for My Neighbor to Monitor What I do on My Internet?

Is it illegal for my neighbor to monitor what I do on my internet? I have a wpa2 security protocol and I keep changing my password but they keep getting on somehow. If it is illegal can I go to the police? I am living in the state of NY. Read more [...]

Ex Girlfriend Threatening to Expose Damaging Texts if She Doesn’t Get Money Owed to Her

My ex girlfriend sent a letter that is threatening to expose damaging texts to my parents if I dont pay her back $200 right away. She gave me the money under her own free will & I agreed to pay her back when I had the money but this seems illegal. Is she commiting coercion or extortion? Can I have her arrested? Please help me because I cant pay her back right now yet cant let her show these damaging texts. Read more [...]

Is it a Violation of My Rights to Share Personal Information Without My Consent?

While being stopped for a suspending license, the police officer yelled what was happening into my phone as I was leaving my boss a message. Is that legal? Read more [...]

Is it Legal for an Apartment Manager to Inspect My Current Residence for Pests Prior to Letting Me Sign a Lease?

I've applied for an apartment but am being told that before I can sign the lease, the apartment manager is going to have my current residence inspected for pests. Is this legal? Read more [...]