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What Are Punitive Damages in Personal Injury?

Shaked Law Firm explains why, when a client's injuries are so severe that policy limits are not sufficient, Punitive Damages may apply.

Sometimes, a Personal Injury case warrants more than policy limits. Policy limits meaning, the maximum amount of money the insurance company can provide without a trial. When a client's injuries are so severe that policy limits are not sufficient, Punitive Damages may apply. However, it takes a lawyer with years of experience to establish the necessity of Punitive Damages during trial. Awarding a victim Punitive Damages provides further compensation, while validating the pain, suffering, and mental anguish of the client. What are Compensatory Damages? Punitive Damages are necessary when the negligence of another is so horrific, that Compensatory Damages will not suffice....

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What Makes a Personal Injury Case Successful?

Credibility, honesty, and justice must be at the forefront of every case. Shaked Law Firm explains what makes a successful Personal Injury case.

Personal Injury attorneys want credible clients. This article will explain exactly what those with experience want their clients to know prior to consultation! The umbrella known as Personal Injury Law covers a wide array of accidents that people fall victim to by no fault of their own. Negligence, recklessness, Medical Malpractice, auto accidents, and motorcycle accidents. All of these accidents cause harm, and require an accident attorney. Whether it's a drunk driver or a doctor, the actions of another can result in a direct risk to safety. Sometimes acts of negligence or recklessness cause Wrongful Death. What is a Personal Injury...

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What is Florida Accident Law?

Following a injuries or wrongful death, it’s important for a victim or their family to consult with a law firm. Shaked Law Firm explains Accident Law!

Accident law is a blanket term for the practice of law that protects those who sustain injuries due to the recklessness or negligence of another. Occasionally, actions with the sole intent to cause harm to another fall under the umbrella of Personal Injury Law. Whether it's a private citizen, business owner, or a healthcare professional, these acts of negligence or recklessness result in a risk to public safety. These acts can even cause wrongful death....

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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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