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What is Recklessness in Personal Injury Law?

Recklessness involves a lack of conduct to such a level that is short of actual intent to cause harm but exceeds negligence. Shaked Law Firm explains.

Usually, recklessness warrants litigation against the responsible party. The responsible party is liable. This means they are responsible for injuries another person sustains when they choose to be careless. Under the law there are four principles of liability. These principles are: intent, recklessness, negligence, and strict liability. Depending on the form of litigation, any of these principles leaves the reckless party liable for pain and suffering....

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What is Medical Negligence and Misdiagnosis?

Within this Shaked Law Firm article, we’ll explain exactly why Medical Negligence and Misdiagnosis cause such serious injuries to patients.

When it comes to medical negligence, it’s not always a surgical error or a visible, physical injury. In fact, this is not the number one cause for a medical malpractice claim. There are the rare instances where a surgical tool is left inside the patient’s body, or a surgeon performs a procedure they're not familiar with. While these result in serious bodily injury to the patient, they are uncommon. However, it's more likely if a patient chooses to pursue a medical malpractice claim, it’s due to misdiagnosis....

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What is Dental Injury and Who is Liable?

What is Dental Injury and Dental Malpractice?

No one enjoys the dentist. Just thinking of a routine cleaning can send shivers down our spines. Even the best dentists in the country must work to establish safe and trustworthy practices. Patient comfort has become priority in recent years. Spa-like practice amenities aid every effort to achieve patient trust. Simply put, a dental visit is never something we want to do, but it's necessary for our health. So what happens when a universally unpleasant experience becomes a truly unsafe situation? What happens when dental injury occurs? Shaked Law Firm explains the extent of dental injury, Medical Negligence, and what...

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What is Civil Liability in Florida Drunk Driving Accidents?

This Shaked Law Firm article provides insight to an important, but overlooked part of Florida drunk driving accidents: civil liability.

After a Florida drunk driving accident with injuries, those responsible are liable for a victim's compensation! Many people don't know this, but after a drunk driving accident, victims can receive compensation. Many people believe the consequences are criminal charges upon the drunk party (defendant). However, civil liability is one of the most common consequences a defendant faces after their recklessness causes pain and suffering. It's important to retain a lawyer with Board Certification after a Florida drunk driving accident. That is, after stabilizing from any injuries on the medical side. Drunk driving accidents can happen to anyone. No matter the "tolerance"...

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