A man who suffered permanent and severe brain damage in a car accident is suing both the alleged at-fault driver and social media platform Snapchat. Plaintiff alleges defendant driver was using a filter on Snapchat that tracks how fast users are traveling.
The teen girl was reportedly operating her Mercedes at 107 mph. The 18-year-old reportedly wanted to share how fast she could drive on the social media platform. The feature reportedly offers a filter that records speed and overlays it on a picture.
The car of plaintiff, an Uber driver, was reportedly struck by defendant’s vehicle. As a result of the impact, plaintiff suffered a traumatic brain injury that resulted in permanent damage. He spent five weeks in the intensive care unit and now needs assistance in order to walk. He is also no longer able to work. He lost 50 pounds and is no longer able to care for himself. Continue reading