Aaronson Rappaport Recognized Nationally and Locally as a U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in Product Liability Litigation and Medical Malpractice

November 2012 – The firm is honored to be recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” as a national Tier 1 law firm in the areas of Product Liability Litigation and Medical Malpractice and as a NYC Tier 1 law firm in Product Liability Litigation, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Litigation.

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New York Courts Continue to Deem Social Networking Sites Discoverable

As reported in the New York Law Journal, more and more New York courts have applied a liberal standard to the discoverability of a plaintiff’s social media information in personal injury or medical malpractice claims.  How significant can a plaintiff’s social media information be to a case?  In Romano v. Steelcase, a case venued in Suffolk County, the plaintiff’s MySpace and  pages proved to be crucial.  In that case, the plaintiff claimed to have sustained permanent injuries, and as a result, could no longer participate in certain activities. However, the defendant contended that plaintiff’s MySpace and Facebook pages revealed that

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