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What is the Purpose of “Personal Injury Law”?

2020's first article looks at the importantance of Personal Injury Law! Following accidents with injuries, it’s important to know how cases are compensated.

To kick off 2020, the Shaked Law Firm's Law Resource Blog wants to educate the public on the true purpose of Personal Injury Law. The accidents and injuries occurring as a result of negligent or reckless actions, fall under the Personal Injury Law umbrella. Whether it's a business or a doctor, negligent actions result in a direct risk to public safety. In the most severe instances, negligence causes wrongful death. Personal Injury Law's definition is the following: “[...

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Why is Mediation An Important Part of Personal Injury Law?

Why is Mediation An Important Part of Personal Injury Law?

Dating all the way back to Ancient Rome, lawsuits that take place in a civil court are preferential to courtroom litigation. In modern times, this method includes Personal Injury cases. When thinking of a legal case, we think "courtroom" and "judge". However, there are downsides to cases going straight to 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 forcing unnecessarily long litigation. That's why Mediation exists. Is going to trial always necessary? Of course, sometimes a case going to trial is...

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Why are Ridesharing Accidents Rising in Florida?

Why are Ridesharing Accidents Rising in Florida?

Ridesharing accidents are on the rides in busy cities like South Florida. Rideshareing cuts down on cars on the road, is relatively inexpensive, and convenient. However, it comes its own set of risks. Within this writeup, we’re providing our ridesharing readers the information necessary should they find themselves in an accident. We'll also provide important information rideshare "driver-partners" need to know when transporting passengers. This writeup answers the following important questions: What requirements have recently changed in ridesharing?What requirements have stayed the same in ridesharing?How are ridesharing services being held more accountable?Do ridesharing passengers have rights?What do those using a ridesharing service...

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What is Trucking Accident Law in Florida?

What is Trucking Accident Law in Florida?

Florida trucking accident law isn’t something we think of very often. Yet, we see commercial trucks out on Florida's roads and highways every day. When we get on the overcrowded Miami highways, or hit the Turnpike to get to work, the sight of eighteen wheelers causing traffic jams is hard to miss. While commercial trucks on our busy roads are the norm, the laws that regulate their safe commutes are more complicated. Statistics now show that each year, nearly 4,000 Americans suffer accidents with fatal injuries from truck drivers who fail to uphold the standard of care for public safety. What does...

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