Personal Injury Law and Social Media

By Roger Foisy on July 31st, 2010

Beware personal injury and insurance clients when it comes to social media sites like FaceBook, MySpace,YouTube and many other sites which are popping up every day.

Posting personal information about yourself and your immediate family members including photographs or video can easily undermine plaintiffs’ lawsuits. Insurance companies and their investigators have become well versed in many techniques to weaken plaintiffs’ cases and social media has become a favourite investigative tool.

Ontario courts are more routinely ordering injured plaintiffs to produce their Facebook or other social media pages to insurance company lawyers. These courts have also recently admitted FaceBook pages into evidence.

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