Invasion of Privacy – Public Disclosure of Private Facts

  1. Introduction

    A public disclosure of private facts claim may be useful for virtually any victim of a nonconsensual publication of private, intimate images.

  2. Elements of a Claim

    “‘To maintain a cause of action for public disclosure of private facts one must prove that a public disclosure of private facts has occurred which would be offensive and objectionable to a reasonable person of ordinary sensibilities.’”1

  3. Cases

    Research is ongoing.

  1. State v. 8th J. Dist. Ct., 42 P.3d 233, 240 (Nev. 2002)(quoting Montesano v. Donrey Media Group, 668 P.2d 1081, 1084 (Nev. 1983)).