Social Media Evidence in Personal Injury Litigation: Admissibility Challenges
Navigating Authentication, Relevance and Hearsay Issues to Keep Out or Admit Evidence
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide personal injury litigators with best practices for admitting or barring social media evidence during discovery and trial. The panel will prepare counsel to deal with the challenges in authenticating social media evidence, and addressing relevancy issues and hearsay concerns.
- Discovery considerations
- Relevance and undue prejudice
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What are the most challenging issues for courts considering the authentication of social media evidence in personal injury cases?
- What are counsel's best practices for dealing with hearsay and reliability challenges of social media evidence?
- What thorny issues have personal injury litigators overcome—or been stymied by—in seeking to keep out or admit social media evidence?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Robert J. Bogdanowicz, III
Deans & Lyons
Mr. Bogdanowicz has tried cases in state court, federal court, and before arbitration panels for plaintiffs and... | Read More
Mr. Bogdanowicz has tried cases in state court, federal court, and before arbitration panels for plaintiffs and defendants. His practice emphasizes complex business litigation, construction litigation, and catastrophic personal injury & wrongful death cases. He is a frequent lecturer on social media evidentiary issues, among others.Close
Richard N. Lettieri
Lettieri Law Firm
Mr. Lettieri serves as E-Discovery Counsel in cases involving electronically stored information (ESI). His practice... | Read More
Mr. Lettieri serves as E-Discovery Counsel in cases involving electronically stored information (ESI). His practice includes complex litigation cases, but many have been less technically complex, personal injury cases. A prolific author and speaker on ESI, he has co-authored a series of articles on the topic with federal judges. His most recent articles and presentations on social media in litigation have been acclaimed for emphasizing technology’s role in authentication and admissibility issues. Mr. Lettieri is also an experienced E-Discovery Special Master, U.S. Court, Western District of Penn., and serves on the Advisory Board of the American Academy of eNeutrals.Close
Lawrence Morales, II
The Morales Firm
Mr. Morales has represented clients in jury trials, bench trials, arbitrations and injunction hearings involving... | Read More
Mr. Morales has represented clients in jury trials, bench trials, arbitrations and injunction hearings involving complex business litigation, employment law and personal injury matters. He is a frequent speaker and author on litigation topics.Close