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What is Negligence in Personal Injury Law?

What are the elements of negligence in Personal Injury Law? Shaked Law Firm explains at length within the context of this article.

A well known area of Personal Injury Law is negligence. Negligence can occur anywhere, anytime, and when a person comes to harm, they may want to pursue litigation in order to compensate pain and suffering. Wrongful Death cases are often a result of negligence. However, just because this is an area of the law commonly seen by top Personal Injury lawyers, it doesn’t mean it’s an easy one to navigate....

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What is Recklessness in Personal Injury Law?

Recklessness involves a lack of conduct to such a level that is short of actual intent to cause harm but exceeds negligence. Shaked Law Firm explains.

Usually, recklessness warrants litigation against the responsible party. The responsible party is liable. This means they are responsible for injuries another person sustains when they choose to be careless. Under the law there are four principles of liability. These principles are: intent, recklessness, negligence, and strict liability. Depending on the form of litigation, any of these principles leaves the reckless party liable for pain and suffering....

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Clients Need Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyers: Top 6

For Personal Injury lawyers, Board Certification is a mark of excellence in a professional career. Patients would never trust a doctor who lacks Board Certification with their care. The same should be said for legal representation. The problem is, many people aren't aware that lawyers can even be Board Certified. This lack of publicly available knowledge is unfathomable to the country's top lawyers. This very important distinction is what separates "paper pushers" from the true "case winners". Lack of a Board Certification distinction can be what's standing between clients and the maximum amount of compensation they deserve....

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What is Medical Negligence and Misdiagnosis?

Within this Shaked Law Firm article, we’ll explain exactly why Medical Negligence and Misdiagnosis cause such serious injuries to patients.

When it comes to medical negligence, it’s not always a surgical error or a visible, physical injury. In fact, this is not the number one cause for a medical malpractice claim. There are the rare instances where a surgical tool is left inside the patient’s body, or a surgeon performs a procedure they're not familiar with. While these result in serious bodily injury to the patient, they are uncommon. However, it's more likely if a patient chooses to pursue a medical malpractice claim, it’s due to misdiagnosis....

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