Elements for a Claim of Intrusion Upon the Seclusion of Another

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In Nevada, the elements for a claim of invasion of privacy by intrusion upon the seclusion of another are:

  1. An intentional intrusion (physical or otherwise);
  2. On the solitude or seclusion of another;
  3. That would be highly offensive to a reasonable person; and
  4. Causation and damages.

Kuhn v. Account Control Technology, Inc., 865 F.Supp. 1443, 1448 (D. Nev. 1994); People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals v. Bobby Berosini, Ltd., 895 P.2d 1269, 1278 (Nev. 1995); M & R Investment Co. v. Mandarino, 103 Nev. 711, 748 P.2d 488, 493 (1987).

 

See elements for other claims at the Nevada Law Library

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