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What Steps Should I Take After a Pedestrian Accident?

Shaked Law Firm provides the four (4) most important steps to take after becoming the victim of a pedestrian accident.

Pedestrian accidents are a common cause of injuries and sometimes, wrongful death. Hit and run accidents involving pedestrians are often severe. This is due in part to the nature of a car striking a human being without protection. The victim in a pedestrian accident has no protection from airbags on impact. Pedestrian accidents usually occur while a victim is crossing the street. Sometimes, the victim is already in the middle of the street while a vehicle fails to stop at a red light. A victim with the right of way hit while crossing a street may legally pursue compensation for their...

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What Are Surgical Errors?

Surgical errors can occur during any surgery. Complex or straightforward. If the surgeon is in a hurry, negligent, or lacks experience, there is room for error.

Surgical errors make already painful injuries worse.After an accident resulting in injuries requiring surgery, life is on hold. Lost wages, job loss; these are common outcomes. For this reason, after sustaining injuries a victim should be able to return to a comfortable, pain free life without extra time recovering. However, for injuries resulting from an accident or surgical error requiring more surgery to restore quality of life, recovering maximum compensation is a necessity. That's where a Florida accident attorney comes in. Always consult with a Personal Injury law firm after becoming the victim of a surgical error. Without proper compensation, it's difficult...

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If Mediation Doesn’t Settle My Case, What Happens?

Within this informative article, Shaked Law Firm answers questions clients ask their lawyer regarding a mediation that's not resulting in a settlement.

So, a client's case isn't settling through mediation? The insurance company refuses to offer a fair amount of compensation. The client is dealing with pain and suffering that requires adequate financial recovery. What happens now?Where does a lawyer take the case?Will the case move to court or trial? When it comes to pursuing mediation, there are numerous reasons to do so. The choice to use mediation usually comes down to three things, however. Time, cost, and efficiency. Personal Injury lawyers use mediation to save time. Mediation assures that no one is cutting corners. Most of the time, settlements during mediation are fair....

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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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