Q: I live in Mississippi and I'm wanting to find out if I have a case against a local hotel in my area.
This hotel gave out details of my stay to someone claiming to be me. This person went to the hotel with my debit card number, said someone committed fraud using the card and the hotel proceeded to give this person details of my stay including my room number, receipts and also gave this person security video footage of me. Because of that, I was stalked and threatened. I'm wanting to know if the hotel was within their rights or should they have asked for some identification from this person or only given this information to authorities.
A: Sounds like you have a case. You need an attorney for the place where it happened. Look for that state's Assn for Justice--their members give free consultations.
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