Could you file a claim against a government worker who gave your personal information to their friend? 5 Answers as of September 16, 2015

Could you file a claim against a government worker who gave your personal information to their friend?

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Law Offices of George H. Shers | George H. Shers
Yes, but you might also want to include their employing agency [normally there is a time limit in which a claim against a public entity must be made]. But what damage occurred to you aside from invasion of your privacy. You do not give us any facts to determine if much of a suit exists.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 9/16/2015
The Law Offices of Russell Gregory, P.C.
The Law Offices of Russell Gregory, P.C. | Russell Gregory
Quite possibly. What was the information? Did this cause you harm? This would have to be discussed, to see if it's worth pursuing.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 9/15/2015
Law Office of Lisa Hurtado McDonnell | Lisa Hurtado McDonnell
Sure you can but will you win? The burden of proof and evidence of injury is on you.
Answer Applies to: Utah
Replied: 9/14/2015
Law Offices of Ronald A. Steinberg & Associates | Ronald A. Steinberg, BA, MA, JD
If the information was divulged to someone without permission, as long as you did not share it through social media, I think you would have a claim for invasion of privacy.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 9/14/2015
James E. Hasser, Jr. P.C.
James E. Hasser, Jr. P.C. | Jim Hasser
Depending on the circumstances, yes. Good luck.
Answer Applies to: Alabama
Replied: 9/14/2015
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