Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok Face Legal Battles Regarding Dangerous Teen Social Media Addiction
Posted in Consumer Protection, Health & Wellness, In the news on November 21, 2023
In a recent legal development, the state of Massachusetts has filed a lawsuit against Meta, alleging that CEO Mark Zuckerberg dismissed worries about Instagram features negatively impacting users' mental health. The lawsuit, unveiled in Suffolk Superior Court, claims that concerns about plastic surgery filters on Instagram and Facebook were raised as early as 2019,...
Why You Shouldn’t Post on Social Media About Your Accident
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident, Health & Wellness, Motorcycle Accident, Truck Accident on September 14, 2023
In today's digital age, sharing every aspect of our lives on social media has become second nature. However, posting about your accident on social media can have unintended and detrimental consequences regarding personal injury cases. In this blog post, we'll explore why you should exercise caution and refrain from discussing your accident on social...
When TikTok Medical Advice Leads to Harm
Posted in Consumer Protection, Health & Wellness, In the news, Medical Malpractice on August 30, 2023
In the digital information age, social media platforms like TikTok have become a breeding ground for content creators, including self-proclaimed "TikTok doctors" who offer medical advice and insights to their followers. While this accessibility to information can be empowering, it also raises important questions about the legal liability that arises when individuals follow the...
Got Vaccinated? Think Twice Before Sharing on Social Media
Posted in Consumer Protection, In the news on February 15, 2021
You received your COVID-19 vaccine. You're excited to share the good news on social media. Perhaps you want to encourage others to get a vaccine. That's completely normal. In fact, it sends a positive message about public health. There's just one problem. According to the Better Business Burea, sharing a picture of your vaccination...
Helping Your Personal Injury Case
Posted in Accident & Injury on January 10, 2014
Ohio attorney Ryan Harrell explains ways you can help your personal injury case after you've hired an attorney. You’ve hired a personal injury attorney, who is handling your car accident case. They have begun the process of seeking recovery for your injuries. What do you do now? With an attorney, paralegals, and other legal...
How Social Media Can Affect Your Personal Injury Case
Posted in Accident & Injury on August 12, 2013
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIaf9uthg4s&feature=youtu.be With sites like Facebook and Twitter, social media has changed how we document our lives and share them with the world. But you should also be aware that while you’re sharing your adventures and experiences with others, it can also show the truth. Such is the case for one client we had...
Ohio Employment Claims Lawyers: Illinois becomes 2nd state blocking employers from asking for social media logins
Posted in Workplace Injuries and Claims on August 3, 2012
State lawmakers and the federal government are taking steps to stop employers from improperly snooping in employees’ and potential employees’ social media accounts. The employment claims lawyers of Elk & Elk believe laws must be in place to protect individuals’ privacy. Earlier this week, Illinois became the second state to pass a law that...