Tag Archives: Media

How You Can Get Into Legal Trouble Using Social Media

Social media seems to be everywhere in our lives, and we all have those “friends” who like to share way too much information on one social media platform or another. Unfortunately, some individuals are simply asking for legal trouble when … Continue reading

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Preserve challenged ads/social media posts after receiving a C&D or risk sanctions

Nutrition Distribution LLC v. Pep Research, LLC, No. 16CV2328-WQH(BLM), 2018 WL 3769162 (S.D. Cal. Aug. 9, 2018) (magistrate judge)A spoliation/false advertising issue.  “While Defendants produced some social media documents, the production did not include Facebook or Twitter posts relating to the … Continue reading

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Social media: Be competent or face the consequence

Social media is a part of many lawyers’ daily lives. It’s how we get breaking news, share what’s important to us, express our opinions, and maintain our networks of friends and professional contacts. Social media is an extension of who … Continue reading

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How Social Media Posts Could Damage Your Personal Injury Claim

It seems like everyone shares details about their lives on social media these days. However, if you have a pending personal injury claim, you should not share any details about it – or about your life in general – on … Continue reading

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SEC Settles Charges with Investment Advisers and Representatives Over Use of Testimonials in Social Media

On July 10, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission published five Orders Instituting Administrative and Cease-and-Desist Proceedings against two registered investment advisers, three investment adviser representatives, and Leonard S. Schwartz, a marketing consultant.  The Orders allege that the respondents violated … Continue reading

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