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What Are Punitive Damages in Personal Injury?

Shaked Law Firm explains why, when a client's injuries are so severe that policy limits are not sufficient, Punitive Damages may apply.

Sometimes, a Personal Injury case warrants more than policy limits. Policy limits meaning, the maximum amount of money the insurance company can provide without a trial. When a client's injuries are so severe that policy limits are not sufficient, Punitive Damages may apply. However, it takes a lawyer with years of experience to establish the necessity of Punitive Damages during trial. Awarding a victim Punitive Damages provides further compensation, while validating the pain, suffering, and mental anguish of the client. What are Compensatory Damages? Punitive Damages are necessary when the negligence of another is so horrific, that Compensatory Damages will not suffice....

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Who is Liable For Florida Trucking Accidents?

Who is liable for Florida trucking accidents? Shaked Law Firm explains liability after an accident in which a victim sustains serious injuries.

Who is liable for Florida trucking accidents? After a trucking accident in which a victim sustains serious injuries, a Personal Injury consultation is a must. A Personal Injury lawyer with years of trucking accident experience can determine the amount of damages recoverable. A lawyer lacking trucking accident experience may send the client out the door with insufficient compensation! While some lawyers claim they handle cases as large as Florida trucking accidents, they never see them to verdict. This article includes all of the following points found in Florida trucking accidents: What is the principle of 'Respondeat Superior'?How does the "scope of employment"...

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What Makes a Personal Injury Case Successful?

Credibility, honesty, and justice must be at the forefront of every case. Shaked Law Firm explains what makes a successful Personal Injury case.

Personal Injury attorneys want credible clients. This article will explain exactly what those with experience want their clients to know prior to consultation! The umbrella known as Personal Injury Law covers a wide array of accidents that people fall victim to by no fault of their own. Negligence, recklessness, Medical Malpractice, auto accidents, and motorcycle accidents. All of these accidents cause harm, and require an accident attorney. Whether it's a drunk driver or a doctor, the actions of another can result in a direct risk to safety. Sometimes acts of negligence or recklessness cause Wrongful Death. What is a Personal Injury...

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