We have a big lawsuit that needs to be resolved sooner than later I have contacted a lawyer but she is way to expensive. She said I have a very big lawsuit and definitely been traumatized . this is something that will follow our life living here in our town. We only want justice and to live without... Read more »
There is no private cause of action for a HIPAA violation- in other words, an individual may not sue for damages based solely on such a violation. However, the Maryland Confidentiality of Medical Records Act does allow a person to sue for recovery of actual damages. It is possible that the same...Read more »
Hey! So June of 2018 I posted a blog post about an old relationship I had. As the cover photo I used a picture of my ex and I (prom). I never used his name or etc. I recently was contacted by his wife freaking out about the picture that’s been up for over a year now. Can i legally get in trouble... Read more »
I was asked by the founder of a dog rescue to maintain her website. In two years of maintaining that website, I had also taken pictures of the dogs and volunteers at the rescue. Since I was maintaining the website I posted those pictures on the website. The founder all of a sudden, with no... Read more »
If you retained a competent lawyer to defend you in the federal district court over two years ago I am surprised they did not file a counterclaim way back when you answered the complaint--because the plaintiff company might have seen the wisdom of paying your fees when they wanted to settle. In any...Read more »
It's possible they could sue if you signed a non-compete agreement. More than Internet law, this looks like something closer to employment law. You'd get the most meaningful input from an employment attorney as how not to not afoul of any legal problems if you go out on your own. Good luck...Read more »
My ex husband stole my iPhone (I let my 7 year old son borrow it for the day and it can only be used on WiFi) my ex husband and or his girlfriend hacked my work social media accounts. I changed my Instagram picture to a NUDE photo of me and put his phone number on my Instagram to try to get the... Read more »
You could file a civil lawsuit against him. If you'd like to do that, you should go to your local General District Court and tell them the situation and they will give you the paperwork to file the suit.
If he's stolen your phone, he could be charged with larceny. If he's hacked into your...Read more »
Incomplete hypothetical. Depends on what was written, who wrote it, why it was written, at whose request it was written, and perhaps many other factors. There is no substitute for a detailed evaluation of the facts.
My gf n i broke up she has my washer dryer and freezer i messaged her to ask when i could come by and get them no answer so i tried instagram and found out she is using my last name and now claiming im harassing her when she never told me to stop nor did she just block me but i told her i would be... Read more »
Great question, there are so many issues to examine to determine the answer to this. Who owns the content? Is there an agreement in place? Or are the images in the public domain and thus free game? Start by asking the ancestry site to remove your image and information; there are state and federal...Read more »
My boyfriend’s ex girlfriend keeps creating social media profiles to get in touch with me, and recently the messages have turned threatening and has gotten my family involved. She even hacked into my boyfriend’s Facebook account, and messaged me pretending to be my boyfriend to get a nude photo... Read more »
If you are looking for an attorney, you can use this site to search for a family law attorney with experience in QDROs in your area. QDROs can be difficult so you should find someone who has experience in this area.
she sold the camera to someone in the UK who said she needs to post the camera before they could pay. she posted the camera and later received a few fake emails (clearly fake, spelling mistakes etc) and a fake confirmation email. also received fake emails from the Royal Bank of Scotland asking her... Read more »
Have your friend write up this entire incident and attach whatever documents she may have relating to it, make several copies and send a copy of the complaint to the highest ranking agency in the UK and in Hungary. It may not help her get her camera back but it will give the authorities some...Read more »
Yes you should still be worried. Many Felonies have multiple year Statutes of Limitations. You might check various Felonies in your State that you feel might affect you, and check out the respective SOLs. Within
the SOL, Law Enforcement/Prosecutors must initiate a criminal charge.
I am a doctoral candidate conducting research on social media, specifically the YouTube platform. Is it fair use for me to prepare transcripts of publicly accessible YouTube videos that I am not the creator of for the purposes of research? The transcripts will not be re-sold, but strictly used for... Read more »
I divorced my 1st wife in 2012, married my current ex-wife in 2014 and my 1st ex and my daughter(18) keeps harassing in public, online, my own family now involved and all their friends. I have had cease and desist letters sent out, told them I don't want contact and they still do. Have posts all... Read more »
As a general matter, many attorneys would probably agree that on small sites, these items don't differ significantly from one site to another; there are only so many ways to reinvent the wheel. However, it could still be difficult for an attorney to give a blanket approval to a template package you...Read more »
What kind of crime will you commit if you hacked into someone’s account, spy on them, invading your privacy, and giviving them threats that if you don’t do what I want I’m gonna posts your private photos something like that. I’m dating this girl and she has this weird creepy as ex-boyfriend... Read more »
FYI: You are fighting the "triangle" battle that very few--if any--bank customers can ever hope to win. But as a former bank operations officer, I will tell you the easiest and most effective way to win and stop the monthly bleeding:
Close your account at Citi Bank--and do not open up a...Read more »
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