Archive for July 2019

What is the Graves Amendment?

The Graves Amendment is a lesser known law that those wishing to rent a car often overlook. This is a mistake! This article will explain why every driver should be aware of this law prior to renting a car.

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Personal Injury Protection: Do Drivers Need Coverage?

Personal Injury Protection: Do Drivers Need Coverage?

Chances are most drivers know of Personal Injury Protection, or “PIP” insurance. However, many don’t know just how important it is. Do we, as drivers, benefit from it? Is it a specific requirement in Florida? What does Personal Injury Protection cover in the event of a driver becoming injured in a car accident?

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Why Are Negligent Security Accidents Rising?

Why Are Negligent Security Accidents Rising?

Negligent security accidents can be avoided. When we enter a business to shop, or arrive at a property for work, we may not realize the property is under 24-hour surveillance. This discreet security measure isn’t meant for us to see, but we want the assurance that it’s there to protect us.

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Uninsured Motorist Coverage is Important, Here’s Why

Uninsured Motorist Coverage is Important, Here's Why

For every safe driver, there is another, less responsible uninsured motorist on the road. Whether they’re trying to get somewhere too quickly by running a red light, distracted by texting, or failing to signal, these are all reckless actions that can cause a serious accident.

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Motorcycle Accidents Are Preventable With Experience

Motorcycle Accidents Are Preventable With Experience

Motorcycle accidents are preventable with the right experience and riding gear. For first time buyers, one cannot call themselves an expert upon purchase. New riders simply do not have the same experience in road safety and accident prevention as those who have been on the road for many years do. Therefore, it’s important to seek advice from those with insight. Those who prefer to use a motorcycle in place of a car most of the time, as well as reputable motorcycle mechanics, salespeople, and through doing research via online forums are the best places to start.

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The Mental Anguish of Disfigurement After Trauma

The Mental Anguish of Disfigurement After Trauma

After a traumatic accident in which a person falls victim to disfigurement, many fall prey to the mental anguish that follows. When an injured victim undergoes physical changes due to an accident for which they were not at-fault, the mental pain they must endure throughout their recovery, and often for the rest of their lives, cannot have a dollar amount placed upon it. However, they are entitled to compensation regardless, and should receive the maximum amount allowed by law.

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What is Economic Recovery, and How is it Achieved?

Economic recovery is something many victims are unaware they’re entitled to before seeking legal representation after an accident.

Economic recovery is something many victims are unaware they’re entitled to before seeking legal representation after an accident. After suffering trauma due to an accident, malpractice, or injury victims must seek expert legal advice as quickly as possible once they’ve sought to stabilize anything life-threatening on the medical side.

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Burn Injuries Are Preventable With Proper Fire Safety

Burn Injuries Are Preventable With Proper Fire Safety

Parents should take the time to teach children the specifics of fire safety and schools should be educating students of appropriate ages by employing fire safety courses in conjunction with local fire stations in the classroom. There are endless ways to reduce the risk of severe burn injuries starting with informing oneself on what to do in the event of a fire. This article provides readers with the most important tips to be familiar with when it comes to preventing burn injuries.

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Herniated Disk, Back, and Spine Injuries Explained

Within this Shaked Law Resource article we'll provide the information needed to fully understand the painful reality of herniated disks and several other back and spine injuries

A painful injury that’s less frequently discussed, but causes a great deal of pain for those affected (either due to accident, medical malpractice, or trauma), is what’s known as a herniated disk injury. Within this Shaked Law Resource article we’ll provide the information you need to fully understand the painful reality of herniated disks and several other back and spine injuries, as well as the lengths an accident victim may have to go to achieve pain relief.

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Fireworks Displays Pose a Safety Risk, Here’s How to Stay Safe

The upcoming 4th of July holiday brings families from all over the country together to celebrate America. Aside from food, the number one activity families participate in together is watching firework displays. These intricate displays are meant to celebrate our Independence Day in a big and extravagant way. While firework shows are a can’t-miss summer event, it’s important to educate yourself and your family on firework-safety, should you choose to put on your own firework show for friends and family.

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