Q: Can i sue this company?
I received a letter of notification from my former employer saying that one of their employees mistakenly sent out my personal information to some clients. The company further said in the latter that they investigated the incident and found out that the same employee has made the same mistake on several occasions. I really don't know what to do. The said company is rich and they abused me during the time i worked with them. The company offered me one year free credit monitoring, and i really want to sue them. I currently have 7 defferent report on my credit that I know nothing about. I have had two different stress anxiety, and am currently on stress medications because of this issue.
A: It may be possible to sue them IF you can show that as a result someone was able to use that information. You say you have "7 different reports I know nothing about." Any lawyer you talk to will want you to find out what they are. They may or may not have anything to do with this.
Stress and anxiety are generally items that the law, in reality, gives little or nothing for. Yes they can be claimed as injuries, but the reality is that neither claims adjusters, judges nor juries give much for them in the absence of severe trauma (e.g. rape, watching a crash where a loved one is decapitated).
Contact a member of the Nebraska Assn of Trial Attorneys who handles employment & consumer issues. They give free consultations.
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