Can I sue my trade school?
I can not leave the program or I will have to pay 12,000 dollars but I no longer wish to attend the school due to its poor staffing, can I sue the school for discussing mine and other students personal information.
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I agree with my colleague, there don't seem to be any damages here.. Every lawsuit needs both liability and damages, and even if your privacy rights were violated, how has it damaged you?
Note also that to the extent you could have a defamation claim, statements don't need to be 100% true, they only need to be substantially true to be considered "true" and not defamatory.
If there's more to your situation, see your own business litigator to discuss all the details.
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Anyone can sue anyone for anything but you’re not going to spend several thousand dollars in legal fees to recover whatever damages you have incurred, if any at all, from this (you have not mentioned any so I assume they are zero or nominal), so it is a theoretical issue.
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