In this day and age, social media has become the go-to for daily communications. Letter writing and telephone calls are gradually being replaced by email and an assortment of other social media vehicles. Many people rely on the convenience and ease of electronic communications, but fail to realize how detrimental they can be in certain circumstances. Large corporations spend thousands of dollars to create and protect what they allow to be visible via social media, always mindful of how their image will be interpreted on the internet. This should also be heeded by individuals who have been injured and are contemplating filing a personal injury claim.
It is important that you refrain from posting anything about your case on any social media site such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumbler, or LinkedIn, including your injuries, how you were injured, where the injuries occurred, who injured you, or any pictures of anything related to your personal injury claim. This includes via email as well. [Read more…]