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Impact of social media on a personal injury lawsuit

On Behalf of | Jul 28, 2017 | Blog, Personal Injury |

It seems as though the vast majority of people, young and even old, are on social media in some capacity. In a lot of situations, people don’t think twice about what they post on their Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, or any other form of social media. However, one post can be the nail in the coffin of your personal injury lawsuit.

As soon as you bring a personal injury case for injuries that you claim to be the fault of someone else, your every move will be monitored. Well, maybe not your every move, but your social media will be monitored by the other side’s legal team. In addition, the insurance company may video tape you around town or at work to see if your injuries are as severe as stated. If you claim you have a severe back injury but then post on Facebook about the ski trip you went on or the hike you went on this weekend, you should consider your personal injury case over.

Upon getting involved in a personal injury lawsuit, you may want to make sure all of your social media profiles are set to private mode. In addition, it is incredibly important that you are truthful about your injuries to your attorney and to the doctors you see during the case.

If you have questions about whether you have a valid personal injury lawsuit, contact an experienced attorney today.

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