Posts by Shaked Law Firm

A Primer on Punitive Damages

In our recent series on Damages, we covered the why and the how of obtaining the maximum amount on behalf of a victim. We explained several types of damages, and how they can provide a positive outlook for an accident victim’s future financially. When medical expenses devastate a victim and their family, it’s up to…

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Understanding Health Insurance Coverage – Part 3

In Part 3 of our 4-part series on everything “health insurance”, we’ll look at a less discussed health insurance option: PPOs, or Preferred Provider Organizations. This edition of our series will help to provide a better understanding of the choices behind selecting a PPO, and what’s provided under this type of coverage in comparison to the previously…

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Understanding Health Insurance Coverage – Part 2

In Understanding Health Insurance Coverage – Part 1 we set a solid foundation for Part 2 of our series, where we’ll now begin to explore Medicaid, Medicare, and how these two very different types of coverage affect accident victims in various ways–not all of them beneficial. Here on the Blog, we provide our readers with the facts…

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Understanding Health Insurance Coverage – Part 1

When it comes to health insurance, the prospect of obtaining adequate coverage can be overwhelming. Obtaining the right coverage can feel nearly impossible, and can be the cause of steep financial burden. It’s easy to become disillusioned by the sheer volume of policies available and the specifics of what each covers.

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Damages in Class Action Lawsuits: Part 2

Now, in Part 2, we’ll cover the three lesser known areas that damages can often cover: emotional distress, loss of enjoyment, and loss of consortium–the right legal counsel will know these areas exist and immediately address them! These are the three areas that insurance companies always hope the victim won’t uncover, because that means they must be compensated properly for them.

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Damages in Class Action Lawsuits: Part 1

What are damages? What differentiates damages from a settlement or a verdict? How are damages classified by law? We explore all of these topics and present our readers with a clear picture of everything they need to know should they find themselves considering joining a class after becoming injured.

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