What to do if I used to work for a DJ company and was fired but my photo remains on the site a whole month after being let go?

I feel I am being represented falsely by my photo and name still being advertised on the site as a member of the staff when I am not anymore.

Asked on March 8, 2013 under Business Law, Massachusetts

Answers:

S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

You can sue your employer for invasion of privacy.  One type of invasion of privacy is the use of one's name or likeness for commercial purposes without consent.

Your damages (the amount of compensation you are seeking in your lawsuit for invasion of privacy) would include general damages and if applicable, mental distress, physical illness and harm to your business or social interests.


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