Kregg v Maldonado, —N.Y.S.2d—, 2012 WL 4469935 (N.Y. App. Div. Sept. 28, 2012)
Key Insight: Where lower court granted defendants? motion to compel the ?entire contents? of plaintiff?s social media accounts, appellate court found the ruling was in error where there was no contention that the contents contradicted plaintiff?s claims and where the appellate court determined the ?proper means? to obtain disclosure of relevant information was a ?narrowly-tailored discovery request seeking only that social-media-based information that relates to the claimed injuries arising from the accident?
Nature of Case: Claims related to injuries from motorcycle accident
Electronic Data Involved: Social media accounts