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3 Ways Facebook Could Ruin Your Personal Injury Claim

Social media can be an enticing place to share your thoughts. We should all be wary, however, of what we post there. Anything you post to social media can be used against you in court. Worse yet, once you post to social media, you might not be able to take it down without facing penalties. Deleting posts after a lawsuit is foreseeable (meaning even before it is filed) may be considered unlawful destruction of evidence. This could lead to the lawsuit being dismissed, in extreme cases. More commonly, the jury could be instructed that the post taken down was against your case. People who destroy or delete evidence (even innocently) may be fined by the court. That’s probably reason enough not to post to social media.  Just in case, here are three of the most likely ways social media can ruin your personal injury claim. How Social Media Could Ruin…
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