Can my online presence affect my lawsuit?

The answer is unequivocally yes.  A party's postings on social media can profoundly affect his or her lawsuit.  As a part of the litigation process, lawyers are increasingly searching social media sites in an effort to discover damaging information about an opposing party.  Lawyers are also asking for the production of information and photographs posted on such sites.  Here is a link to a story that demonstrates how postings on social media can jeopardize your case.

Michael J. Shevlin
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Specializing in medical malpractice and serious personal injury cases since 1994.