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

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‘I was stopped for driving with a suspended license and while I was leaving my employer a message saying I’d be late for work because of a personal matter, the officer yelled out “yeah because he’s under arrest”. Is that considered a violation of my right to privacy?’

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This can be considered any number of things, depending on how you would craft the law suit that you would need to file to press this issue. The big question will turn on: did your employer hear it, and if so, was there any negative consequence to you? If the answer to these questions is yes, then you should immediately consult with a personal injury attorney in your area.



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