[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?

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Is it ever NOT okay to delete your social media account?

That's the question we ask in this JD Supra Legal Perspective. And for an answer, we look at recent coverage of a case in which an airline worker in New Jersey deleted his Facebook account while involved in a personal injury suit based on an accident that took place at work.

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Is it ever NOT okay to delete your social media account?

That's the question we ask in this JD Supra Legal Perspective. And for an answer, we look at recent coverage of a case in which an airline worker in New Jersey deleted his Facebook account while involved in a personal injury suit based on an accident that took place at work.

Spoiler (spoliation?) alert: social media activity can be used in court - and, as such, you have a legal duty to preserve it. Watch... See less -

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Topics:  Discovery, Evidence, Facebook, Gatto v United Air Lines, Legal Perspectives, Record Preservation, Social Media, Spoliation, United Airlines

Published In: Communications & Media Updates, Labor & Employment Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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