October 2015 Archives

No longer "Friends": The Production of Facebook Profiles in Personal Injury Actions

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. Facebook users routinely record their experiences by posting pictures, writing wall posts, updating their statuses, and checking into different locations. In personal injury actions, in which plaintiffs regularly plead that they have suffered diminished enjoyment of their social and recreational lives, it comes as no surprise that the production of Facebook profiles has become a prevalent issue.