Forster v. Manchester – Case Brief Summary (Pennsylvania)

In Forster v. Manchester, 410 Pa. 192, 197, 189 A.2d 147 (1963), the appellant was the plaintiff in a personal injury suit, whose actions on a boat were in the public view.

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania noted that appellant's activities could be observed by passers by.

To this extent appellant has exposed herself to public observation and therefore is not entitled to the same degree of privacy that she would enjoy within the confines of her own home. Id.