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Are Birth Injuries a Form of Medical Negligence?

Within this Shaked Law Firm article, we explain exactly why Medical Negligence resulting in birth injury causes lifelong harm to both mother and baby.

When it comes to medical negligence, it’s not always a surgical error or misdiagnosis. In fact, these only make up a small amount of Medical Malpractice claims. There are the some instances where a surgical tool is left inside the patient’s body. Other times, a surgeon performs a procedure they're not familiar with. While these result in serious bodily injury to the patient, they are uncommon. However, there are more frequently, cases where the victim is too young to fight for themselves. In birth injury cases, Medical Negligence is exponentially heinous. When a doctor and their staff fail to...

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Punitive Damages in Personal Injury Cases

A Personal Injury case may warrant more than the offer of a settlement during mediation. A jury may award punitive damages. Shaked Law Firm explains.

Sometimes, a Personal Injury case warrants more than the offer of a settlement during mediation. It's possible an offer is unreasonable in comparison to the client's injuries. When a client's injuries are so severe that policy limits are insufficient, punitive damages may apply. However, it takes a lawyer with years of experience to establish such necessity during trial. Awarding a victim punitive damages provides further compensation, as well as validating pain, suffering, and mental anguish. Policy limits: the maximum amount of money the insurance company provides without going to trial. What are compensatory damages? The legal definition of Compensatory Damages, per Cornell...

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Can Motorcycle Accidents Impact the Brain?

Florida Motorcycle accidents are one of the leading causes of brain injuries. Shaked Law Firm explains motorcycle accidents and co-occurring TBI.

Florida Motorcycle accidents are one of the leading causes of fatal brain injuries. Sustaining injuries in a motorcycle accident is extremely dangerous, even life-threatening. This is due to any blow to the skull becoming capable of causing severe trauma. Riding a motorcycle without a helmet exposes riders to more risks than they may even be aware of. Some of these risks include permanent brain damage and fatalities. What risks do motorcycle accidents pose to the brain? Riding a motorcycle without a helmet exposes riders to more risks than they may even be aware of. This Shaked Law Firm Blog article provides a clear...

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