Facebook Photos Not Off-Limits In Target Slip-And-Fall Suit

Law360, New York (January 8, 2015, 5:47 PM EST) -- A Florida appeals court on Wednesday ordered a woman who sued Target Corp. for personal injuries to turn over pictures she had deleted from her Facebook account, saying that users of social media shouldn't expect information posted on those sites to remain private.

Denying plaintiff Maria Nucci's petition for certiorari relief to quash an order for production of the photographs, a unanimous three-judge panel for Florida's Fourth Appellate District concluded that Nucci "has but a limited privacy interest, if any, in pictures posted on her social networking sites."

The panel found that the relevance of the photos overwhelmed her "minimal" privacy...

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