Palm Beach Judge Sasser Rules on Social Media Discovery

 

In a slip-and-fall personal injury action, Palm Beach County Circuit Court Judge Meenu Sasser entered a January 29, 2013 Order Sustaining Plaintiff’s Objections to Social Networking Discovery.

Judge Sasser’s 11-page opinion enters the fray among other trial and intermediate appellate court opinions on the discoverability of social media information.

Judge Sasser references the 2012 article, Discovery of Facebook Content in Florida Cases, on page 1 (obliquely) and page 5 (directly).

She also discusses the 2011 order in Beswick v. NW. Med. Ctr, 2011 WL 7005038, where the trial court ordered social media production.

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