Social media is completely embedded in every aspect of our society nowadays. It’s normal for people to rant on sites like Twitter or Facebook if something in our everyday lives goes wary. According to a 2018 social media study by the Pew Research Center, 68% of U.S. adults use Facebook, 73% use YouTube and 45% are on Twitter.
When it comes down to dealing with a personal injury lawsuit, it is crucial that you are very cognizant of what you are posting on different platforms. Posting even one inappropriate status or photo could be extremely detrimental to your personal injury lawsuit. Insurance companies do not play around, and they will do what they can to make sure you don’t succeed. Keep reading for social media do’s and don’ts during a personal injury case.
For any and all help with every aspect of your personal injury case, you can trust the Schwartz Law Firm LLC to be your experienced legal counsel during this trying time. From the moment your personal injury happens to when you’re not sure what to post on social media during your case, our Louisiana personal injury lawyers will be there to help. We have two locations in Louisiana, one Metairie and another in Baton Rouge. Feel free to call us today for your free initial consultation at 504-837-2263.
Schwartz Law Firm was founded by Christopher Schwartz in 1997. After obtaining his MBA and law degrees, Christopher Schwartz served as a Workers Compensation claims adjuster. This experience gave him a view of the system from the inside and inspired him to begin his own practice. Christopher Schwartz has successfully represented many injured employees in Longshore claims, Jones Act claims, and Personal Injury claims. He is a tough negotiator, whose track record includes multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Chris has also authored a book titled “The Road to Justice”. In his book, Chris outlines how he and his colleagues fight for public safety and what role his clients can play in winning their own personal injury cases. Chris is a native of New Orleans and has practiced law in Louisiana for 14 years. As a result, he understands local laws and feels a special loyalty to local people. He takes every case personally. Chris is available to represent clients anywhere in Louisiana and Maritime clients anywhere in the Gulf South. But he is also qualified to represent Defense Base Act clients anywhere in the world outside the U.S. He also focuses on auto accidents, semi-trailer accidents, 18-wheeler accidents and slip & fall accidents.