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Steve I. Silverman

Filing a Lawsuit Alone is Not Enough: Pennsylvania State Court Denies Carte Blanche Access to Social Media Records What Will This Mean for Social Media Discovery?

By March 12, 2013

By Steve I. Silverman A recent ruling by a Pennsylvania state court denied a defendant’s request for plaintiffs’ social media records.  In Hoy v. Holmes, case no.: S-57-12, plaintiffs sued defendant for damages arising from an automobile accident.  Defendant sought and later moved to compel production of the plaintiffs’ social media records.  The court denied …

Todd A. Levine

Social Media in Litigation Part II

By January 24, 2013

By Steve Silverman Last week I blogged about how social media is impacting businesses in litigation and discovery.  This week, let’s look at the issue of employees and how their social media usage can impact discovery in litigation.  The social media opportunities are seemingly endless: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and …