Posts by Shaked Law Firm

Taxotere Was Intended to Save Lives of Cancer Patients, Instead it Caused Permanent Hair Loss and Mental Harm

Taxotere was a drug created by pharmaceutical company Sanofi-Aventis. The chemotherapy drug was created with the intention of treating breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, end stage stomach cancer, cancers of the head and neck as well as metastatic prostate cancer in adults. This drug was meant to provide hope to those who received otherwise terminal diagnoses. This drug also may have been a last resort for women and men who still had full lives left to live. Ultimately, it had the opposite effect.

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Wrongful Death: The Laws Surrounding Loss

Wrongful death, a tragedy under any circumstances. No one wants to think about the loss of a loved one or having to spend the rest of their lives without someone close to them. When a person is in good health, enjoying a successful, fulfilling life only to pass away suddenly, the shock and upheaval for a family is immense.

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Traumatic Brain Injury and Accident Law – Part 2

The CDC estimates that 1.5 million people every year suffer traumatic brain injury (TBI) due to accident, injury, birth defect, or other less common causes. The legal aspect of brain injury statistics proves difficult for new, or inexperienced lawyers. It takes an experienced accident lawyer to take on a TBI case, one that has years of trying TBI cases to verdict with a very high success rate.

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Traumatic Brain Injury and Accident Law – Part 1

When a Traumatic Brain Injury occurs and the case moves to the legal phase, after the victim is medically stable, a Personal Injury lawyer will be entrusted with protecting their rights. In fact, Personal Injury lawyers see their clients during the worst, and most fragile time in their lives (TBI injuries have long recovery periods that may overlap with the legal side of the accident).

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After a Trucking Accident, the Trucking Company May Be Liable, and Here’s Why!

After a trucking accident in which a victim sustains seriously bodily injury, the first thing that must be done once they’re stabilized, medically, is to consult with an experienced truck accident lawyer. A Personal Injury lawyer with years of trucking accident experience will be able to determine if injuries sustained by a victim entitle them to recover damages.

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Necessity of a Board Certified Accident Lawyer, Our Top 5 List!

Share This!For Personal Injury lawyers, Board Certification is a mark of excellence in a professional career. Patients would never trust a doctor who lacks Board Certification with their care. The same should be said for legal representation. Victims should turn to Board Certified lawyers when it comes to who they trust with their livelihood post-accident.…

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Demonstrative Aids Are an Important Part of Successful Personal Injury Cases

When it comes to experience, many lawyers fall short in the area of knowing just how important Demonstrative Aids, also known as “visual proof” are throughout the legal process. During trial, Demonstrative Aids are invaluable in cases with invisible injuries such as TBI and concussions. When Personal Injury lawyers don’t feel they need to use visual proof to support their case, it means they may lack trial preparation experience and have not seen enough cases to (successful) verdict. This lack of attention to detail should be a red flag for a client to find another law firm.

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Neck and Spine Injuries After Car Accident: The Personal Injury Perspective

After a motor vehicle accident, victims are left with any number of injuries that span from head-to-toe. Strains, sprains, broken bones, bumps and bruises, dislocations, and whiplash injuries can all cause a victim widespread chronic pain. However, one of the most serious injuries sustained in a road-related accident is any impact to the head and neck area. Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury can heavily impact the victim’s ability to live a full, independent life.

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