Personal Injury Law

Other Torts

Do all states recognize the different sub-torts of invasion of privacy?

No, a few states do not recognize the tort of false-light invasion of privacy, believing that it is too similar to the tort of defamation. For example, the Texas Supreme Court wrote in 1994: “False light remains the least-recognized and most controversial aspect of invasion of privacy.” Consult with an attorney to determine whether a false light invasion of privacy claim exists in your state.


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