Social media has – no doubt – revolutionized the way people communicate, stay in touch and even market their businesses. From updating people about your activities in the moment to sharing pictures and commenting on others’ posts, the world of social media has taken hold of the online community in a big way.
Despite the various boons and benefits that can be realized with social media connections and activities, however, there can be some drawbacks to having these accounts – particularly when people may be in the process of pursuing a personal injury lawsuit.
In this blog series, we will explore some of the various ways that social media activity can end up impacting a personal injury lawsuit. If you are ready to move forward with a personal injury case or are just looking for some expert advice regarding your best options, a trusted Denver personal injury lawyer at the Cederberg Law Firm is here for you, ready answer all of your questions and provide you with the superior representation you can count on to help you get the compensation you may deserve.
What You Should Know about Social Media and Your Personal Injury Lawsuit
If you have any social media accounts (regardless of whether you use them regularly and frequently or not), here’s what you should know about how these accounts – and what you post to them – can affect your personal injury lawsuit:
- Your posts can be subpoenaed by defendants in a personal injury lawsuit – Once a personal injury lawsuit has been officially filed, both sides (i.e., the plaintiff and defendant) will typically start investigating the case and compiling evidence on their behalf.
As part of this process, defendants may decide to get court orders that give them access to a plaintiff’s social media accounts. What this can end up meaning for injured people pursuing compensation via a personal injury lawsuit is that anything they have posted regarding their accident and/or injuries may become an issue in their case down the line.
Our discussion regarding the impacts that social media can have on a personal injury lawsuit will be picked back up in a second and third installment of this blog series that will be published soon – don’t miss it!
You Can Rely on a Denver Personal Injury Lawyer at the Cederberg Law Firm
If you or a loved one has been injured due to any party’s negligent or reckless behavior, contact a Denver personal injury lawyer at the Cederberg Law Firm as soon as possible. For more than 35 years, our esteemed legal professionals have been successful at securing results and compensation for people who have been seriously injured as a result of negligence.
Having handled countless cases, our attorneys have a deep understanding of the law, as well as the legal experience you need, and we can fiercely defend your rights in any legal setting. This makes our trusted lawyers a formidable force that will not back down until you secure the maximum possible compensation for your injuries, expenses and losses.
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