Tuesday, January 22, 2008
False Light Invasion of Privacy Claims and the SOL
Tennessee recognizes the tort of false light invasion of privacy as primarily set out in the Restatement (Second) of Torts section 652E (1977). West v. Media Convergence Inc., 53 S.W.3d 640, 641 (Tenn. 2001). Do you know what the applicable statutes of limitations are? They are six months or one year depending on the form of publicity. Id. at 648 (citing Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 28-3-103 and -104(a)(1) ).