The Dallas Morning News enlisted the expertise of Trial partner Peter S. Vogel for an April 24 article. The article's title is "Email Misfires Can Cause More Than Embarrassment." An excerpt from the story may be viewed below, and the complete article can be found here.
Mobile devices have increased the potential for misfires, says Peter Vogel, a partner with Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP. "You're at a stoplight, you have 30 seconds to send your daughter an email – only it isn't your daughter who you send it to."
His recommendation: "It's real simple. Assume that whoever you're writing about in an email is eventually going to see it. I don't send nasty things."