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Using social media in civil litigation

Using social media in civil litigation
Published on: 12 February 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Using social media in civil litigation
  • How is social media affecting the personal injury landscape?
  • Have there been any recent cases that offer guidance on how the social media accounts of those involved in the case can play a crucial role?
  • Should lawyers be offering advice to their clients on the appropriate use of social media (especially during the course of litigation)?
  • What are the disclosure requirements around information contained in social media accounts (are these affected by the user’s privacy status)?

Article summary

Personal Injury analysis: The increasing use of social media within society has led to it being used as a tool in personal injury cases. Gordon Exall, barrister at Zenith Chambers discusses the implications for defendants and claimants. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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