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Discussing a pedestrian accident on social media

Posted by Keith C. Warnock | Aug 09, 2019 | 0 Comments

When pedestrian accidents take place, there are a lot of different factors to think about. Pedestrians may be immobilized due to serious injuries, and some lose their lives. Even when pedestrians do not suffer any major injuries, they may struggle with various hardships, such as depression or mental trauma which prevents them from leaving their home. All of these difficulties can disrupt a person's life, and some people decide to file suit in an attempt to recover. However, it is important to be careful with regard to the information that you decide to share on social media if you are considering legal action.

When it comes to court cases, there are a lot of different factors that can affect the outcome of a case. In the digital era, many people share a lot of information online, including information that may seem completely irrelevant. However, these details could be used against someone who has decided to file suit in different ways. You should be very cautious about what you post online in the wake of a pedestrian accident, and it may be a good idea to avoid sharing anything online after an accident. Some people have shared details that had a negative impact on their case, which can make it even harder for a victim to restore normalcy in their lives.

We are very sympathetic toward pedestrian accident victims and the challenges they often have to endure. We know how devastating these accidents can be, and fully realize how many people use social media to find a sense of support, but it is important to be cautious.

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Keith C. Warnock

Experienced Trial Attorney Keith C. Warnock is a board-certified attorney practicing workers' compensation and personal injury law in Daytona Beach, Florida. Mr. Warnock has over 30 years of trial experience. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of ...

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