25 N.Y.2d 560 (1970)

Ralph Nader, Respondent, v. General Motors Corporation, Appellant, et al., Defendants.

Court of Appeals of the State of New York.

Decided January 8, 1970.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Simon H. Rifkind, Martin Kleinbard and Allan Blumstein for appellant.

Alfred W. Gans, Stuart M. Speiser and Paul D. Rheingold for respondent.

Judges SCILEPPI, BERGAN and GIBSON concur with Chief Judge FULD; Judge BREITEL concurs in result in an opinion in which Judges BURKE and JASEN concur.

Chief Judge FULD.

On this appeal, taken by permission of the Appellate Division on a certified question, we are called upon to determine the reach of the tort of invasion of privacy as it exists under the law of the District of Columbia.

The complaint, in this action by Ralph Nader, pleads four causes of action against the appellant, General Motors Corporation, and three other defendants allegedly acting...

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