Moll v Telesector Res. Grp., Inc., No. 04-CV-0805S(Sr), 2016 WL 6095792 (W.D.N.Y. Oct. 19, 2016)

Key Insight: Addressing Plaintiffs? objection to a request for, essentially, all of Plaintiff?s Facebook content, the court cited Giacchetto v. Patchogue-Medford Union Free School Dist., No. 293 F.R.D. 112 (E.D.N.Y. 2013) for the proposition that ?routine status updates and/or communications on social networking websites are not, as a general matter, relevant to [plaintiff?s] claim for emotional distress damages, nor are such communications likely to lead to the discovery of admissible evidence regarding the same,? but further reasoned that ?post specifically referencing? Plaintiff?s emotional distress or at-issue treatment were discoverable and should be produced

Nature of Case: Motion to compel in case alleging discrimination, harassment, hostile environment, retaliation and unequal pay in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the New York State Human Rights Law and the Equal Pay Act

Electronic Data Involved: Social media/social network (Facebook)

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