Can I file a lawsuit if someone is using photos of me saying that they are my agent but they're not?
Question Details: An old friend of mines is using my photos on Facebook saying that theyre are representing me as a modeling agent but they're not. There is no contract in place nor was there ever a verbal agreement.
You can sue your friend for invasion of privacy. Invasion of privacy includes the appropriation of one's name or likeness for commercial purposes without consent.
Your damages (monetary compensation you are seeking in your lawsuit) would include emotional distress. You may be able to recover punitive damages which are a substantial amount to punish the intentional wrongful act of your friend.
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