Lawsuit against USC Medical Center after photo of patient's injuries uploaded to the Internet
Matt Reynolds reports:
A woman who tried to kill herself by stabbing pencils into her eyes sued USC Medical Center for privacy violations, claiming that a photo of her injuries went viral after an employee shared the image.
Jane Doe and her conservator David Bliss sued Los Angeles County, USC Medical Center, and Joshua Shivers, whom she claims shared the video on a popular but unnamed social networking site, and wrote: “‘I finally made it in life!! Please check out my shiz.'”
Read more on Courthouse News. The lawsuit does not appear to know or name which employee might have taken the picture in question.