Millions of Americans document their lives and activities on social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram and TikTok. When a person becomes injured in an accident and files a personal injury lawsuit, should defendants be permitted access to plaintiff’s social media?
In Gentile v. Ogden, the New York Appellate Division, Second Department, recently addressed this question in a case involving a...Read More
In In the Matter of Arbitration Allstate Insurance Company and James M. Twomey, an insurer moved to stay arbitration of a supplementary uninsured/underinsured motorist (SUM) claim to compel discovery in aid of arbitration pursuant to CPLR 3102 (c). The Supreme Court denied the initial Petition and the insurer appealed.
The Fourth Department affirmed, finding that the Supreme Court correctly...Read More