Los Angeles, CA asked in Criminal Law, Car Accidents, Communications Law and Constitutional Law for California

Q: What can I do about someone recording me on their smartphone at McDonald's?

Two women slammed into my car in the drivethru and yelled when I said there were scratches. they begin to threaten to attack me if I kept yelling back at them. Then they insisted that I was racist and started recording me saying they don't care when I told them to stop. They have a hit and run charge, but I'm concerned that the women that threatened to attack have a video of my face and my license plate.

2 Lawyer Answers
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
Answered
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: Nothing you can do about that. If they post it you can try for a cease and desist. If you have collision on the car, why not run it through that, let the insurance company go after them.

William John Light agrees with this answer

William John Light
William John Light
Answered
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Riverside, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: You were in a public place. You have no complaint about being recorded.

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