A Virginia judge has greatly reduced one of the largest wrongful death verdicts ever in this state after it was disclosed that a plaintiff's Facebook postings had been deleted and that a judge had been lied to about the postings.
This case underscores valuable lessons for claimants:
(1) never hide stuff from your lawyer
(2) always, always tell the truth
(3) stop posting silly stuff about yourself on Facebook
(4) never exagerate your claim
Its all here in this opinon where the Virginia Judge Takes Millions of Wrongful Death Verdict After Facebook deletions are disclosed.