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Q: I had shingles and my manager went and told the whole staff and the manager across the street

When the manager across the street came in to grab something she let everyone know what was going on and there was a customer in the bathroom

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 24, 2019

I assume you are asking if there is a suit. You may have a claim for hostile work environment but this is very tricky-contact a member of the Ct. Trial Lawyers Assn that handles employment issues. They give free consults.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Connecticut on
Q: Is incest within 2 consentual adults illegal in the state of Connecticut?
Max Lavit Rosenberg
Max Lavit Rosenberg answered on Aug 8, 2019

Incest is defined in Connecticut code § 53a-19. It is a Class D Felony that can subject someone to imprisonment between 1 and 5 years and can be accompanied by a fine of up to $5,000.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Landlord - Tenant for Connecticut on
Q: This is strange but I am renting a room out of a condo and the guy renting it to us put up a camera in the living room.

You can see when it's recording at certain times of the day

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Jul 31, 2018

And the question is?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Banking, Consumer Law and Family Law for Connecticut on
Q: I lived with my x girl house were not married my checks from work got direct deposit into her bank can i get it back

We were not married and had nothing in writing about any agreement and everything was under her name

Max Lavit Rosenberg
Max Lavit Rosenberg answered on Aug 11, 2017

It will depend on how this all transpired. Did you authorize this transfer somehow? Did she commit identity fraud? Your question is still somewhat vague.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Connecticut on
Q: If your in a place that is being raided for a search&sezure can the officers actually cavitysearch you in the house
Paul Stanko
Paul Stanko answered on May 20, 2017

A cavity search is highly intrusive, and would generally need to be justified by a warrant.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for Connecticut on
Q: I found out recently that I had potentially unnecessary surgery performed on me as an infant, do I have any recourse?

I've attempted to contact the hospital to request records but apparently they purge all records 10 years after discharge in accordance with CT state law. Not knowing the details of this surgery has major implications on my medical affairs currently. Also, the possibility that the surgeon didn't... Read more »

Sally A. Roberts
Sally A. Roberts answered on Dec 23, 2016

The statue of limitations will be a major hurdle. I don't see any way around it.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Internet Law and Criminal Law for Connecticut on
Q: I am a professional female living in CT. my ex's current female friend stole a 5 yr old explicit video from his phone

she sent the video to me from his phone with the phrase "don't play with me" I am now fearful that she might post this explicit video online. I contacted my ex and he had no knowledge of the video being taken from his phone and swore he would never post or share it per our agreement when i agreed... Read more »

Sally A. Roberts
Sally A. Roberts answered on Aug 13, 2016

If it does become a court case, perhaps it would fall under Invasion of Privacy. You might let her know that there would be legal consequences to her if she were to post this video and that you would have no hesitation in taking legal action.

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Connecticut on
Q: Is filming your or another person's interactions with law enforcement legal in Connecticut?

With the ever-increasing concerns over public safety and the growing "police state" a lot of people opt to document their encounters with police as a means to keep both sides honest and safe. Is it legal to film considering there is no reasonable expectation of privacy while on the job?

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Sep 1, 2015

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2015/04/what-to-say-when-the-police-tell-you-to-stop-filming-them/391610/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/13/filming-police-officers_n_5676940.html

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