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Stay Off Social Media During Your Injury Claim: Here's Why

Stay Off Social Media During Your Injury Claim: Here's Why

November 15, 2017

Though it may seem unnatural to do so, there are times in which it is necessary for you to stay off social media, as it will prevent any additional issues from occurring. One of these instances is when you are involved in an injury claim. We are so used to documenting our daily lives on the Internet, and it has almost become a detriment to the entire legal process. Our Honolulu personal injury attorneys of Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner advise our clients to refrain from using social media while in the midst of a personal injury case, as the consequences can be disastrous.

There are a number of significant reasons as to why you should stay off social media during your injury claim, and they all include protecting your best interests. You may not realize this, but social media posts can now count as evidence in court, as anything you post is considered public record. Even something you believe is innocent can be manipulated to incriminate you. For example, if you post about an outing with your family, and are claiming you are severely injured, the opposition may claim you are exaggerating or even faking your injury in order to obtain excessive compensation.


If you or a loved one has been injured at the hands of another, there is no time to waste in enlisting in the help of a Honolulu personal injury attorney you can trust, such as ours at Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner. Our legal team will go above and beyond in fighting for the rights you deserve, no matter what it takes. Allow us to advocate on your behalf today.

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