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When is Mediation Necessary in Personal Injury?

Mediation can resolve some cases more efficiently than if the case goes to trial. Shaked Law Firm explains the importance of Personal Injury case Mediation.

When thinking of a lawsuit, we think "courtroom" and "judge". However, there can be downsides of cases rushing straight to court or trial. Usually, going to trial is not the first method of litigation, according to Personal Injury experts. Lawyers with more experience have clients in mind, not the idea of pursuing unnecessarily long litigation. This is why Mediation exists. Mediation can resolve some cases more efficiently than if the case goes to trial. What is Mediation in a Personal Injury case? "Mediation” is a necessary step in the Personal Injury process. However, sometimes trial is necessary to obtain justice for the...

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What is FMCSA? How Does it Protect Public Safety?

The FMCSA is responsible for all aspects of trucking. This article provides a look at how FMCSA regulations protect public safety

The FMCSA is responsible for all aspects of trucking. However, in our everyday lives we don’t often think about all the rules and regulations that go into keeping our highways safe. Public safety is something we tend to ignore because safety on our highways is an expectation. This article provides a look at how FMCSA regulations protect public safety: What are FMCSA requirements?What is driver fatigue?How do cargo, companies, and hazardous material carriers abide by FMCSA?What are FMCSA vehicle markings?How do these regulations keep drivers safe? What is FMCSA? When we’re out on the Florida highways there are always proper safeguards in place to...

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How Do Truck Drivers Maintain Hours of Service?

This article answers questions regarding driver fatigue. Specifically, the fatigue trucking operators experience driving long haul and commercial vehicles.

Hours of Service are in place to protect the safety of the truck driver, as well as other drivers on the road. Trucking carrier fatigue and the accidents it can cause, pose serious liability risk to both truck driver and trucking company. It's also a serious public safety risk. The statistics according to Department of Transportation are staggering. Accidents due to fatigue are responsible for 13% of all commercial motor vehicle related collisions! Hours of Service violations are serious. That’s why the DOT is enforcing better regulations for operators of Commercial Motor Vehicles ("CMVs"). To achieve this, the DOT is imposing Hours...

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How Does Wrongful Death Affect Surviving Family?

Shaked Law Firm provides extensive legal insight into the legal side of families seeking justice after Florida Wrongful Death.

Wrongful Death. It's difficult to think about losing a family member. However, when a person dies due to the Recklessness or Negligence of another, the surviving family suffers mentally and financially. Mental anguish brought upon surviving family after Wrongful Death may entitle them to pursue legal action. Mental anguish brought upon surviving family after Wrongful Death may entitle them to pursue legal action. A victim of Wrongful Death may be the sole income for their family. This leaves the family not only in emotional anguish, but in financial distress as well. When a child loses the parent that provides for him...

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