Should I Stay Off of Social Media During My Personal Injury Case?
Kevin Biniazan—January 24, 2022
If you’re involved in a personal injury lawsuit, you might be asking yourself, should I stay off social media during my lawsuit? It is a good idea to avoid posting anything about your lawsuit on social media, but if you can’t avoid using it, you should try to keep your accounts private. Although you shouldn’t delete your account entirely, you should make sure to set your privacy level high. Also, don’t accept friend or follower requests, as your defendant could be viewing these accounts.
Your personal injury attorney will ask you to stay off social media during your case to preserve your case and your reputation. Your case can be shattered by photos of you partying, posing with your new friends, or posting about your accident on social media. It is possible that your posts can be taken out of context. These pictures could prove to be the reason that the other party wins the case. That’s why it’s best to limit your social media usage during your personal injury case.
Your personal injury attorney may check your social media profiles. The insurance adjuster may have screenshots of your posts, so be sure to limit any content that you post. It’s also a good idea to limit your connections’ activities on social media. If they are tagging you in posts, you should ask them not to post anything about the case. You have a legal duty to protect your evidence and social media content could be viewed as evidence by the other side.You may also want to restrict the use of your Facebook account and Twitter during your personal injury case. You should not share the name of your lawyer on your Facebook profile.
If you’re involved in a personal injury case, it is especially important to avoid posting anything about your lawsuit on social media. It can help the defense in court by providing evidence to back up your claims. Even if you’re not aware of this, you can post any information about your case on your social media pages. This is especially true if you have a large following or have reasons to post on your social media accounts.
Social media is an important part of your life. It is easy to use to post about your life, including pictures or videos. But you should never share your personal information on social media. It could end up affecting your personal injury case. Keeping your social media accounts private is essential to your case.
Contact the expert personal injury attorneys at Breit Biniazan for professional legal representation.
Kevin is a trial attorney who passionately represents individuals injured or harmed by the carelessness of others. Between jury trials and settlements, Kevin has secured more than $15 million for his clients in his first two years of practice.