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Social Media E-Discovery: Are Your Facebook Posts Discoverable in Civil Litigation?

Judge Richard J. Walsh began his opinion in Largent v. Reed with the following question: “What if the people in your life want to use your Facebook posts against you in a civil lawsuit?” With the explosive growth of social...more

Making Your Online Evidence Usable in the Courtroom by Michael Kaiser, Kaiser Legal Group

Presented by Michael Kaiser of the Kaiser Legal Group at the Seattle Continuing Legal Education seminar (CLE) "Everything You Don't Know About E-Discovery (But Wish You Did)." The CLE was held at the Washington State...more

Discovery of Facebook Content in Florida Cases

A step-by-step guide, with discovery examples and specific case references, on how to obtain Facebook content in your cases. ...more

Facebook No Friend of Yet Another MVA Plaintiff

Another Ontario Superior Court judge has ordered an MVA plaintiff to preserve, print, and produce to the defendant her Facebook photographs....more

Facebook No Friend of MVA Plaintiff

An Ontario Superior Court judge has ordered a plaintiff to re-attend an examination for discovery to answer questions about photographs of himself that he posted on his Facebook or MySpace pages. He also ordered the...more

Bent v. Northwest Medical Center et al

Order on Motion Compel Social Media Discovery

Personal injury / medical malpractice plaintiffs must produce Facebook data as ordered by Fort Lauderdale, Florida court....more

Facebook Defence - 1,500 Pages Sought - Personal Injury Lawsuit - Part 5

Three Facebook and MySpace accounts were sought just one month prior to Trial. Motion denied, with leave not being granted to bring this motion after service of the Trial Record. ...more

Facebook Defence - Give Me Access! - Personal Injury Lawsuits - Part 4

Plaintiff's Facebook profile, title "The Jill Murphy Fan Club" had 366 "friends". Plaintiff sought damages for fibromyalgia and TMJ disorder and put her pre-accident activities into evidence. Facebook disclosure ordered. ...more

Facebook Defence Strikes Again in Personal Injury Lawsuits - Part 3

Plaintiff with over 200 "friends" in Facebook, on an account marked "private", was ordered to produce his entire Facebook profile to the defence in his car accident lawsuit. ...more

HVB Blurb (What's on your office copier?)

This document contains links to an article concerning an investigation by CBS Evening News into privacy concerns associated with digital office copiers....more

Discovering Unburied Treasure on Social Networking Web Sites

Article discusses discoverability of information posted on social networking web sites, including Facebook and MySpace, and analyzes how discovery disputes and potential admissibility at trial of this information may be...more

Facebook Photos Used To Contradict Plaintiff In Injury Lawsuit

Article by ICBC Injury Claims Lawyer Erik Magraken discussing a recent case from the BC Supreme Court in which Facebook photos where used by the Defendant to contradict the Plaintiff's testimony. DISCLAIMER This article...more

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