Facebook faces $80,000 personal injury litigation

Daughter’s Facebook post violates confidentiality provision, throwing out $80,000 settlement

A recent college girl’s Facebook post resulted in a court throwing out an $80,000 settlement, because the plaintiff and his daughter breached the terms of a confidential agreement when the she bragged about it on Facebook.

Only a few days after the case settled, the plaintiff’s daughter posted to 1,200 Facebook friends that her parents “won the case...Gulliver is now officially paying for my vacation to Europe this summer. SUCK IT.”

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Amanda Ciccatelli

Amanda G. Ciccatelli is a Contributing Writer for InsideCounsel, where she covers the patent litigation space. Amanda earned a B.A. in Communications and Journalism from...

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