invasion of privacy


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in·va·sion of pri·va·cy

(in-vā'zhŭn prī'vă-sē)
In health care, illicit (i.e., unauthorized) use of documentary materials related to treatment or condition of a patient.

in·va·sion of pri·va·cy

(in-vā'zhŭn prī'vă-sē)
In health care, illicit use of documentation related to treatment.
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But plaintiffs contended that the exclusion was inapplicable because there were other allegations in addition to invasion of privacy within the complaint against iCan, that the invasions of privacy were just one part of the underlying case.
A standard homeowner's policy does not cover personal injury claims that may include invasion of privacy.
In successfully navigating the many legal complexities of using video surveillance in the workplace, proactively counseling employers is imperative to avoid a potential lawsuit for invasion of privacy.
A notorious example is Motherwell v Motherwell, (51) in which the Alberta Court of Appeal held that the plaintiffs, who were subjected to repeated harassing telephone calls at their home, had "established a claim in nuisance by invasion of privacy through the abuse of the system of telephone communications".
Moreover, while the company is safe under the SCA to recover data from the hard drives of its computers (and its servers and other company-owned electronic devices), the company still may face a claim of invasion of privacy if it did not implement an appropriate electronic use policy.
Isn't this an invasion of privacy?" MP Zain al-Abdeen Barry said.
John Rimmer, Merseyside executive member for teaching union, NAS/UWT said: "We are opposed to this harassment, and the plan to use telephone contact in this way is an invasion of privacy."
Invasion of privacy by false light is established when the false light in which the other was placed would be highly offensive to a reasonable person and the actor had knowledge of or acted in reckless disregard as to the falsity of the publicized matter and the false light in which the other would be placed.
As Abby Lippman, chair of the Canadian Women's Health Council opined, "I think it is an invasion of privacy. Why should women have to go through this?" (Tor.
A Washington appeals court has ruled that Steven White can proceed with his invasion of privacy lawsuit against his employer, a municipality.
E-mail privacy claims have typically been brought for violation of federal or state wiretap statutes or the common law tort of invasion of privacy. However, Michigan's eavesdropping statute that prohibits the willful use of any "device" to eavesdrop upon a "private conversation" without the consent of all the parties has not been tested with respect to e-mail.
Officials have given two legal reasons for suppressing images of prisoner abuse: "unwarranted invasion of privacy" and the potential impact on law enforcement.