Facebook Posts Used Against Injured Car Crash Victim in Court

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Do insurance company lawyers look on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc. to find incriminating evidence to use against injured victims? You bet they do. While visiting lawyers in Georgia, attorney Doug Landau of Abrams Landau, Ltd. came across an article about a recent case where the plaintiff’s Facebook posts were introduced

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“Permanent Total Disability” in Workers Compensation Does NOT Require the Loss of Both Legs, But the “Inability to Use Both Legs for Work”

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Generally, in order to get wage loss benefits BEYOND the 500 week limit, a worker injured in the Commonwealth has to have lost 2 arms, 2 legs, 2 hands, 2 eyes, 2 feet, etc., in the same workplace accident. In a recent appeal to the Virginia Court of Appeals, an employer’s argument that the Virginia

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