Virginia: False Light

Note: This page covers information specific to Virginia. For general information concerning false light see the general False Light section of this guide. 

The tort of "false light" is not recognized in Virginia; you cannot sue or be sued on such a claim. See WJLA-TV v. Levin, 564 S.E.2d 383, 395 n.5 (Va. 2000). 

 

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Last updated on July 30th, 2008

   
 
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