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What is Workplace Wrongful Death?

Workplace wrongful death is one of the most tragic things to happen to thousands of families every year. Loved ones head to work expecting to return home at the end of the day. Then tragedy strikes, and family members receive the call: “there’s been an accident”. Receiving this kind of phone call is the beginning of what will become an emotionally trying time for a grief stricken family....

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How Does Wrongful Death Litigation Affect Surviving Family?

Shaked Law Firm offers insight into the legal side of seeking justice after wrongful death, from a Personal Injury lawyer's perspective.

Wrongful death. It's difficult to think about the loss of a loved one. Even under natural circumstances (old age, after a long and happy life), It's difficult to think of losing someone close to us. However, when a person dies due to the recklessness of another, the surviving family suffers mentally and financially. This mental anguish brought upon the surviving family after wrongful death may entitle them to pursue legal action. A victim of wrongful death may be the sole income for their family. This leaves the family not only in emotional anguish, but in financial distress as well. When a...

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What Is Physician-Patient Privilege?

This Shaked Law Firm article explains why Physician-patient privilege is a serious matter. HIPAA specifies guidelines for maintaining patient privacy.

Physician-patient privilege is a serious matter. HIPAA specifies guidelines for maintaining patient privacy even posthumously. While a patient is living and receiving healthcare, statutes surrounding physician-patient privilege protect a patient’s medical records. This is per official HIPAA guidelines and any laws applicable in the state the patient resides. In the case of this article, we'll explore the state of Florida's specific guidelines relating to physician-patient privilege when the patient dies....

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What is a Wrongful Death in Personal Injury?

This Shaked Law Firm article approaches the subject of wrongful death in Personal Injury Law by answering several important questions

Wrongful death law is there to protect surviving family after a tragedy. Wrongful death is a tragedy under any circumstances. No one wants to think about the loss of a loved one. When a person is in good health, enjoying a successful life only to pass away suddenly in an accident, there is immense trauma. Whether Medical Malpractice, accident, or Negligent Security, were the cause of the death, the victim’s surviving family members have the right to bring litigation against the party at fault....

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