Courts have expressed apprehension about jurors who blog during trials. Now they may have to start worrying about defendants.

In a recent Boston malpractice suit, pediatrician Robert P. Lindeman admitted, while on the stand, that he was the creator of “drfleablog,” a Web log detailing his disdain for malpractice litigation and revealing information about the case his lawyers had mailed to him. Vinroy Binns and Deborah Binns v. Robert P. Lindeman and Natick Pediatrics, No. 2003-4544 (M.A.).

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