Privacy law is a little known area of law that deals with personal information and how it is handled by employers, the government, insurance companines, or any other entity that comes into posession of it. Typical topics in privacy law is health related information, financial information, and online privacy issues. Privacy is, of course, one of our most cherished rights, but sometimes the right to privacy comes into confict with the day-to-day operations of public entities like employers. Sometimes, indeed, these entities misuse private information against individual citizens, like when an employer uses medical history to discriminate against you.
Privacy is a right, but like most other legal matters, there are many complexities. If you think your privacy has been infringed upon illegally, contact us for a free consultation.