Jim Kiley talks about Social Media - Part 1 Jim Kiley talks about Social Media - Part 1 Transcripts:
Mark: With all the emails and information through the web, has that changed the practice of law?
Jim: Absolutely. I can tell you social media has changed the law. To put into content of let?s say personal injury case. People should know that their Facebook page is for public viewing. Be careful what's on there, or know what's on there. I know many lawyers now are advising their clients, especially plaintiff injury clients, to turn off their Facebook account. You read all sort of stories where a plaintiff is confronted in court with their Facebook homepage, ''Mr. Plaintiff, you're saying you're permanently injured. It looks like back in May 13th you tweeted, or you put on your homepage that you were going to the gym to work out.'' So yeah, social media has definitely changed litigation. I have another case right now, a sexual harassment case, where the defendant is asking for access to her social media accounts Tweeter, Facebook whatever it might be: increasing towards us finding it discoverable. These types of communication and electronic information, are increasingly discoverable, and the courts are finding that the defense is entitled to this information.
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