Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Invasion of Privacy

Plaintiff sues defendant for defamatory internet postings, assault and invasion of privacy.

Defendant posted plaintiff's contact information coupled with posted invitations to harm Plaintiff and posted threats to harm him. This gave rise to the tort of assault, apprehension of imminent physical harm. Posting the contact information including aerial maps of residence and so on gave rise to the tort of invasion of privacy. Defendant liable for aggravate damages of $10,000.00 for defamation and $5,000.00 as aggravated damages for assault.

Warman v. Grosvenor 92 O.R. (3d) 663 (O.S.C.)

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