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How Do Hours of Service Affect Florida Truck Drivers?

Shaked Law Firm answers questions regarding "Hours of Service", and the fatigue trucking operators experience driving 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!...

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How Does Bone Injury Affect Accident Recovery?

Bone injury can be due to car accident, motorcycle crash, workplace accident. Shaked Law Firm explains the legal and medical side of these injuries!

A bone injury is one of the most painful. Car accident, motorcycle accident, or workplace mishap. No matter the accident, victims may be unable to use a limb for an extended period of time. Sometimes bone injuries result in amputations. This ultimately results in lost wages and even possible job loss. Dealing with bone injuries, breaks, and fractures poses a period of extensive medical recovery. For victims to receive sufficient compensation for their injuries, we'll explain the types of bone injuries that occur as a result of accidents. Certain injuries may require a longer recovery period, thus extending a victim's pain and suffering...

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Why is Mental Anguish as Harmful as Physical Pain?

In this article Shaked Law Firm explains mental anguish, and why this affliction causes as much pain and suffering as physical injuries.

Mental anguish is as painful as physical injuries. After an accident resulting in pain and injury, the medical field provides prescription drugs and surgical procedures. This is adequate care, on the physical side. Physical injuries must receive treatment as quickly as possible. However, victims' mental health post-accident is not always a priority. This means the patient is receiving incomplete care. Recovering quality of life begins with physical injury healing, but involves mental health, too. From a legal standpoint, mental anguish occurs when, after injuries heal on the medical side, the victim still suffers emotionally. This means feelings of isolation, PTSD, flashbacks, and...

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