When Claiming Workplace Injury, Facebook Posts Aren’t Handy, Man: eDiscovery Case Law

By Doug Austin

In Newill v. Campbell Transp. Co., 2:12-cv-1344 (W.D. Pa. Jan. 14, 2015), Pennsylvania Senior District Judge Terrence F. McVerry ruled on the plaintiff’s motion in limine on miscellaneous matters by allowing the defendant to introduce Facebook posts into evidence that related to the plaintiff’s physical capabilities, but not those that related to his employability.

Case Summary

In this workplace injury case related to the plaintiff’s employment with a shipping company, the plaintiff…

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