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 March 3, 2017  Breaches, Business, Court

New York Appellate Court reverses dismissal of action against Lifetime for alleged violations of plaintiff’s statutory right to privacy, finding that, accepting all of plaintiff’s allegations as true for purposes of motion to dismiss, Lifetime’s movie about plaintiff’s real-life murder of his father and attempted murder of his mother was so fictionalized that network cannot avoid liability under “newsworthiness” exception to right of privacy actions.

Read more about Porco v. Lifetime Entertainment Services, LLC in this article by Jonathan Zavin, Tal Dickstein, David Grossman, Wook Hwang, Jonathan Neil Strauss, Meg Charendoff and Kyle Petersen of Loeb & Loeb, LLP.

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