NJ Plastic Surgeon Sued For Using Patient Photos For Ads

Law360, New York (July 5, 2016, 8:23 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey plastic surgeon has been slapped with an invasion of privacy lawsuit in state court from a former patient alleging the doctor used "before and after" photos of her for advertising purposes without her consent.

Jennifer Peeples asserts Dr. Paul Fondacaro claimed the photos were solely taken to be included in her patient chart, but has used the images on the website for his business, "Dr. Park Avenue," and in other social media, according to the complaint filed on June 27 in Bergen County Superior Court.

In addition to monetary damages, Peeples is demanding that Fondacaro immediately remove the...

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