Upcoming hearing / lawsuit - is it a good idea to be posting / blogging, prior to the conclusion ?
Most lawyers will say no, no, no....... and again, no.
When large sums of money are at stake, the general legal / insurance attitude (for and against) is "take no prisoners, go with anything you've got".
They wouldn't be doing their jobs, otherwise.
And a courtroom can be a harsh place : ask any rape victim.
People bare their souls while posting on forums and blogs.
Some "anonymously", others by name.
And in the process reveal potential chinks in their armour and strategy, that the opposition will, *without hesitation*, pounce on.
Search engines have become *very* sophisticated, and yes, good lawyers (depending on your perspective) *use them* in this new cyber age.
Not just for names, but general context that could link to an upcoming case.
Anonimity is a fallacy.
Ask "Flea", a medical blogger who posted about his trial in progress.