Forensic Media Psychology in Litigation

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Social media and technology impact our lives in more ways than we can imagine. There are broader applications to the user-generated content that we consume and produce on a daily basis beyond our everyday interactions with smartphones and social media. … Read More

Admissibility of Social Media Evidence

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SMI Aware’s experts are frequently asked about the¬†admissibility of social media evidence in court and, furthermore, whether it is lawful to obtain this type of content. According to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, attorneys are expected to utilize … Read More

Case Study: 0347 – How Social Media Evidence Avoided a $1M Settlement

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When a regional law firm in the Pacific Northwest was approved to go to trial in a personal injury lawsuit, they knew that social media evidence would play a key role in the case’s outcome. The lawsuit revolved around a traffic accident involving the plaintiff and a commercial vehicle which was insured by the company the law firm was representing. The law firm noticed inconsistencies in the plaintiff’s story and asked SMI to locate any evidence on their social media … Read More

Case Study: 0015

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When a national fast-food chain faced a class action lawsuit, their legal counsel turned to social media information to verify the eligibility of the lawsuit’s participants. The lawsuit was being brought by current and former employees of the restaurant chain who claimed that the employer had falsely classified employees … Read More