Trouble for ESPN: Pierre-Paul Sues over Published Medical Records

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MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FL-Somethings are just meant to be kept private. It's a tough lesson ESPN contributor and reporter Adam Schefter is learning.

He landed in legal trouble over a tweet he posted last year involving New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul.

You might remember that unfortunate 4th of July incident between JPP and a firework.

The blast left the two time pro bowler without an index finger.

Well Schefter posted JPP's medical charts on the twitterverse, essentially "breaking" the news of his finger amputation.

JPP is now suing Schefter and Espn for posting private information about his medical condition for the world to see; which by the way is totally against the law.

How Schefter even managed to get a hold of JPP's private charts remains a mystery but Schefter maintains the information helped him report the facts, while breaking the explosive story.

With more than 7,000 retweets, we're pretty sure those numbers hurt JPP's bottom line.

The explosion might have cost the defensive end his hand, but it also cost him a 60 million dollar contract extension with the Giants.

Details of how much JPP is suing for is still unclear, but we can bet he's got a tight grip on getting some green.