Pereira v. City of New York, No. 26927/11, 2013 WL 3497615(N.Y. Sup. Ct. June 19, 2013)

Key Insight: Where Defendant demonstrated that there were probative photos on Plaintiff?s Facebook and elsewhere (i.e. ?a hockey blog?) , the court reasoned that it was ?therefore reasonable to believe that other portions of his Facebook account may contain further evidence relevant to the issue of plaintiff?s injuries,? and ordered Plaintiff to provide for in camera inspection ?all photographs depicting sporting activities posted on the demanded media sites? and ?copies of all status reports, emails, photographs, and videos posted on plaintiff?s media sites since the date of the subject accident?

Nature of Case: Personal Injury

Electronic Data Involved: ?Social media websites and blogs? e.g., Facebook

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