The right of an individual to privacy in matters personal to him has again been expressly recognized by an interesting application of the doctrine in a recent Kentucky case. The defendant painted a sign on his garage window in large letters to the effect that "Dr. W. R. Morgan owes an account here of $49.67. And if promises would pay an account this account would have been settled long ago. This account will be advertised as long as it remains unpaid." The plaintiff brought suit for damages alleging great mental pain, humiliation, and mortification, and that it tended to expose him to public ridicule and contempt. Held, such an inscription was a violation of the plaintiff's right of privacy, and he might recover the damages ensuing.

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