Archive for May 2019

Diagnostic Imaging is an Important Tool After Any Accident, But Which One is Right?

Diagnostic Imaging is an Important Tool After Any Accident, But Which One is Right?

To determine what’s best for the client’s recovery, diagnostic imaging is often the first tool utilized in a patient’s treatment plan. The extent of the injury needs to be determined before a plan of action is enacted for their care. In this Shaked Law Resource article we’ll provide the information needed to understand the different types of diagnostic imaging used for specific injuries.

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Followup: Employer Liability and Company Cars (New Information Employees Should Have on Hand)!

What is Employer Liability in Personal Injury Law?

In 2018’s “Employer Liability: When Accidents Happen in the Company Car” we looked at what goes into determining employer liability when it comes to company issued vehicles. In this thorough followup, we’ll provide new information employees using business-owned vehicles should know in the event they find themselves injured on the clock. Workplace accidents happen to even the most responsible employees, what’s most important is knowing how to proceed on both the medical and legal side when they do.

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DUI Accident Cases Pose Serious, Costly Civil Liability

It’s important to understand that a DUI can happen to anyone, no matter how high they believe their tolerance to alcohol. When they let their guard down and act irresponsibly, assuming they won’t get caught, or that they can’t possibly hurt anyone after “just one drink”, life threatening accidents happen. Drinking and driving is a risk no one should ever take.

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CRPS Has Been Linked to Medical Malpractice; Here’s Everything Those Diagnosed Must Know!

CRPS, or Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, is what was formerly known as RSD. CRPS is a pain disorder and considered to be permanent, or as medical professionals often refer to it: “chronic”. There are several ways a person can develop Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. CRPS can be sustained through an obvious physical injury such as a surgical error (in cases of Medical Malpractice, to which CRPS-II has a direct link), or can be sustained in an accident such as a car or motorcycle crash. Regardless of how a person develops the condition, it’s considered to be one of the most excruciating, permanent diseases a person can suffer from.

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When a Case Doesn’t Settle in Mediation, Here’s What’s Next

Share This!When it comes to choosing mediation to “argue” a Personal Injury related case, there are many solid reasons to go this route. The choice to use mediation (if it suits the particulars of the case) can speed up the legal process, provide a more concise handling of the case, and it’s known to be…

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Pain and Suffering Unfairly Costs Victims Financially As Much As Physically

Put the average American’s healthcare costs up against the victim of an accident: health insurance that can cover the cost of injuries sustained as a result of an accident can put the victim in financial ruin, even if they were at one time financially stable and able to afford their “healthy person” premium. The bottom line is that accidents are expensive, and it should not fall on the shoulders of the person injured by the negligence of another to foot the bill.

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Insurance Companies Are Not Your Friend, Here’s Why!

This writeup will provide our readers with the Top 5 reasons insurance companies are not friends, but “paper pushers” with the sole intention of denying compensation to those who deserve it. It’s for the reasons we’ll explore that it’s important to retain an experienced, Board Certified lawyer to represent your best interests after an accident.

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Mental Anguish After Accident is Serious and Lifelong for Victims

After an accident that results in a physical injury to the victim, the first step in the recovery process is medical stabilization. Medically stabilizing the victim after a serious car, motorcycle, or other accident should be top priority, and the focus until the patient is well enough to transition home from the hospital. Once the victim has been stabilized medically, it’s easy to paint the picture of wellness and moving forward with a quality of life. However, this should not be mistaken as the case.

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