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January 6th, 2020
Most of us have an account on at least one social media app
or website, whether that’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, or something
else. And while social media may be a convenient way of getting in touch with
our friends and family, total strangers can also see your posts, and that may
include insurance adjusters.
If you’re in the process of filing a compensation claim, or
are considering that you might, that’s the last thing you want. And because
your social media posts are considered part of the public record, insurance
companies and their lawyers can see those posts without a warrant or subpoena,
even if your account is set to private! Insurance companies are motivated to
reduce or deny even legitimate claims to protect their profits, and your social
media posts could accidentally help them do that.
The best thing to do after an accident, especially if you’re
filing a compensation claim, is to stay off social media entirely until your
Sometimes avoiding mention of your accident isn’t enough.
Insurance companies and their lawyers have previously tried to argue that when
victims continue to post just as they usually would after their accidents, that
it proves their mental and physical health weren’t seriously affected by their
However, because personal injury claims aren’t always
wrapped up quickly, you may still want to be able to chat with friends and get
updates through social media. So if you do use social media, follow these tips
to reduce your risk of accidentally posting something you shouldn’t.
If you were injured a car accident, you need Dudley DeBosier. To us, our clients aren’t just another number—they’re part of our family. We want to help you get your life back together, and we’ll do whatever it takes to get you there, including offering advice on how to protect yourself on social media while your claim is ongoing. That’s the Dudley DeBosier Difference! Contact us today for a free case review.