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Permanent Injuries Result in Lifelong Pain and Suffering

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After permanent injuries resulting from trauma, a person's normal life changes in an instant. When trauma survivors experience physical limitations due to pain after an accident, they can undergo mental anguish as a result of the physical pain and suffering. Thus, they must receive maximum compensation for pain and suffering. When a person sustains permanent injuries, they must pursue litigation against those responsible for their pain and suffering. The Florida Statute of Limitations dictates this must be done quickly. The basis for this article rests in the explanation of how permanent injury results in lifelong pain and suffering for those who...

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How Do I Recover Compensation for Leg Injuries After Accident?

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With the exception of amputation injuries (and injuries requiring amputation afterward), injuries of the lower extremities are usually not fatal. However, discrediting them is a terrible mistake. Injuries of the lower extremities are extremely painful. These injuries include breaks, crush injuries, torn muscles and ligaments, among others. Lower extremity injuries can happen any time safety measures are not in place for the public. This includes falls at work, in shopping malls, due to auto accidents, and more. After sustaining a leg injury, a victim can find themselves out of work. Read more: What Are Slip and Fall Accidents in Personal Injury? Prolonging...

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Amputations: How Do We Bridge Quality of Life Gaps?

In this Shaked Law Firm article, we explain what happens after a victim suffers injuries resulting in amputation.

When something as drastic as an amputation occurs after an accident, a victim may feel that their life has changed for the worst. They may also experience any number of setbacks physically. These setbacks are not linear, and can occur at any time during recovery. The impact of losing a limb can also occur mentally. Victims may feel at peace at one moment, but suffer horrific flashbacks to the accident or the operating room the next. This is the nature of what's known as "medical PTSD" and often occurs alongside amputation injuries. Learn more: What is Medical PTSD? In this Shaked Law Firm article,...

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Hit and Run Accident: What Are the Consequences?

A Florida hit and run accident occurs when a driver flees the scene after causing an accident with injuries. Victims may be entitled to punitive damages.

A Florida hit and run accident occurs when a driver flees the scene after causing an accident with injuries. Drivers fleeing the scene of an accident are committing a crime. In the case of serious bodily harm to a victim, the crime could be a felony. The legal consequences for causing a hit and run accident may include punitive damages in the event the harm to another is irreparable. Read more: Punitive Damages in Personal Injury Cases After sustaining injuries in a Florida hit and run accident, victims may assume there is no legal recourse but this is not true. Victims...

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