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

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Case Study 0347 - Two hikers walking along a trail.

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: 0260

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Case Study 0260 - Professional cyclist ride along a section of road.

After exhausting their budget on traditional methods of surveillance, a Florida-based private investigation firm realized that information shared on social media might be the key to unlocking their high-profile case. The investigation was centered around allegations that a famous sports figure had been involved in the trafficking of performance enhancing drugs … Read More

Case Study: 0015

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Case Study 0015 - Hamburger and fries in a red basket.

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

How to Preserve Web Evidence

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While there are many ways to preserve web evidence, not all of these methods will meet your needs. This is especially true if you need to preserve internet evidence for use in court or if you need to be able … Read More

Help! The evidence I need is gone!

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“Can you do anything to recover deleted posts? Everything is gone!” Our office gets a call like this every few days. Unfortunately for the hopeful PI or paralegal on the other end of the line, there usually isn’t much we … Read More