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What is Mental Anguish in a Personal Injury Case?

Mental anguish poses as much risk as physical pain and injury. Shaked Law Firm explains the legal side of mental health recovery post accident.

Mental anguish is just as serious as physical injuries! When accident results in a physical injury to the victim, the first step to recovery is medical stabilization. Medically stabilizing the victim after a serious car, motorcycle, or other accident should be top priority. The medical side is the focus until the patient is well enough to transition home from the hospital. Once a victim is stable medically, it becomes easy to paint the picture of quality of life. However, this is a common mistake....

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What Can A Personal Injury Law Firm Do For Me?

How Do I Choose the Right Personal Injury Law Firm?

When it comes to choosing the right Personal Injury Law Firm, the Statute of Limitations matters. No matter how exceptional the Firm, if a victim exceeds the Statute of Limitations, the case will not proceed. This is why the best Personal Injury law firms don't waste time. A great law firm will get the entire team working on Discovery, and obtaining "the book" of the client's life from the first day. After consultation, a great lawyer gets to work. In a follow up to April's How Do I Choose the Right Personal Injury Law Firm? Shaked Law Firm explains the importance...

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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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