Florida is the Latest State to Allow Attorneys to Advise Clients About the Removal of Social Media Posts and Pictures

Florida is the Latest State to Allow Attorneys to Advise Clients About the Removal of Social Media Posts and Pictures

On January 23, 2015, the Professional Ethics Committee of the Florida Bar issued an advisory opinion holding that before litigation commences, and absent any other preservation obligation, an attorney may advise a client to: (1) remove information from social media pages and (2) change privacy settings from public to private, as long as the client retains a record of any deleted information or data.

Pennsylvania Superior Court Reminds Attorneys About the Dangers of a Lack of Due Diligence

By | PA Trial Practice Blog | January 26, 2015

On Friday, the Superior Court issued a decision that should serve both as a cautionary tale to attorneys as well as and a reminder that foreign corporations must register to do business in Pennsylvania to bring an action in its courts. See Drake Manufacturing Company, Inc. v. Polyflow, Inc., No. 959 WDA 2014 (Pa. Super. Ct., Jan. 23, 2015).