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New Jersey Federal Court Issues Sanctions For Deletion of Facebook Profile

Posted in Practice & Procedure, Social Media

By Jessica Mendelson and Grace Chuchla

Litigants ought to think twice before deleting their Facebook profiles.  Just this month, a New Jersey federal judge issued sanctions against a litigant in a personal injury case for deleting his Facebook profile after agreeing to grant defense counsel access to the profile.

In Gatto v. United Air Lines, the plaintiff, Gatto was …