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The lawsuit filed by New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul against ESPN and ESPN reporter Adam Schefter for invasion of privacy has survived its first challenge from ESPN. We wrote about Pierre-Paul’s lawsuit, which arose from a tweet by Schefter which contained a photo of Pierre-Paul’s medical records, here. ESPN filed a motion to dismiss Pierre-Paul’s claims in April, asserting that the information tweeted by Schefter was protected by the First Amendment as…
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has filed suit against ESPN and ESPN reporter Adam Schefter for violations of Florida Statute § 456.057 and for invasion of privacy arising from a tweet containing a photo of Pierre-Paul’s medical records. As many of you no doubt remember, Pierre-Paul was hospitalized at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida, July 4, 2015, after suffering a serious injury in an accident involving fireworks. Four days later, Schefter tweeted a photo…