man sharing info about his accident on social media

Approximately 70 percent of Americans use social media. Most have gotten into the habit of checking and posting to different accounts several times a day. Connecting with people, sharing life experiences, finding work, and even meeting friends online are all benefits of social media.

However, those benefits can backfire and have negative impacts on a personal injury claim. When you file a personal injury lawsuit, you need to know what is safe to post online and what isn’t before you hit send.

Are Your Posts Really Private?

On most social media platforms, you can choose the privacy level of your account. If your account is public, everyone on the social media platform can see your posts ev