invasion of privacy

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Noun1.invasion of privacy - the wrongful intrusion by individuals or the government into private affairs with which the public has no concern
civil wrong, tort - (law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought
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A jury reviewed the facts and concluded that there was no public disclosure of private information, no violation of the plaintiff's privacy rights and no harm to the patient by any of the executives, hospital, or Prime Healthcare," said Troy Schell, general counsel.