Risky Business: Discussing Association Matters in Emails

As well-known especially by those with teenagers, email has taken the place of ordinary telephone conversations and in-person communications. Unlike most telephone conversations and in-person communications, however, email communications are not ephemera. Rather, they live on in back-up tapes or disks maintained by your employer, in records maintained by your email service provider, on your computer’s hard drive, and/or in your phones – smart and otherwise. Also unlike verbal communications, email typically fails to convey tone, sarcasm and other nuances that can altogether change the meaning of the intended communication – and can create problems in litigation accordingly.   Read the article…………..