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I recently attended a medical appointment at mayo clinic. I

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I recently attended a medical appointment at mayo clinic. I was uncomfortable with one of the clinical assistants employed in that department, and notified a patient liason. they had the person removed. this person then disclosed my attendance at this appointment as grounds for a harassment restraining order. i was served with this hro as the respondent. now it is on file for anybody to research at the county courthouse, even when I get it dismissed at the hearing regarding the hro. can I Sue mayo clinic for allowing their employees to disclose this information?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Asad Rahman replied 3 months ago.

This is very troubling. Yes you do appear to have a strong claim for the breach of privacy. Hipaa itself does not give rise to a lawsuit right but most states recognize a right to privacy.

Expert:  Asad Rahman replied 3 months ago.

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