What is Employer Liability in Personal Injury Law?

What is Employer Liability in Personal Injury Law?

In this article, we provide new information employees using company cars should know if they find themselves injured on the clock. Workplace accidents can happen to any employee. They even happen to 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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Why is Uninsured Motorist Coverage Important?

Why is Uninsured Motorist Coverage Important?

Why is Uninsured Motorist Coverage important? For every safe driver, there is another, less responsible driver on our Florida highways. They may run a red light, text and drive, or fail to signal when changing lanes. For various reasons, accidents where one party is not the one at fault can happen.

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Who Is Responsible For A Negligent Security Accident?

Who Is Responsible For A Negligent Security Accident?

Victims of violent crime on someone else’s property must prove they took necessary steps to ensure adequate security of their person. Whether at their place of business or residence, personal safety is a large part of negligent security litigation. If there is proof the business or property owner is neglecting to inform employees or visitors of the property that the area has the potential for crime, they may be liable.

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Are Catastrophic Car Accidents Preventable? (Yes!)

Are Catastrophic Car Accidents Preventable? (Yes!)

Catastrophic car accidents are never easy to think about. But, the truth is accidents can happen to anyone, anytime. The best to do is practice safe driving habits, lessening the likelihood of a car accident. In other Law Resource articles, we discuss car insurance, distracted driving, and reckless driving at length. However, it’s important that when presenting facts about catastrophic car accidents, we offer a different perspective into safe driving practices.

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What is the Definition of Accident Law?

What is the Definition of Accident Law?

Accident law is a blanket term for the practice of law that protects those who sustain injuries due to the recklessness or negligence of another. Occasionally, actions with the sole intent to cause harm to another fall under the umbrella of Personal Injury Law. Whether it’s a private citizen, business owner, or a healthcare professional, these acts of negligence or recklessness result in a risk to public safety. These acts can even cause wrongful death.

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What is Medical Negligence in Personal Injury Law?

What is Medical Negligence in Personal Injury Law?

When it comes to medical negligence, it’s not always a surgical error or a visible, physical injury. In fact, this is not the number one cause for a medical malpractice claim. There are the rare instances where a surgical tool is left inside the patient’s body, or a surgeon performs a procedure they’re not familiar with. While these result in serious bodily injury to the patient, they are uncommon. However, it’s more likely if a patient chooses to pursue a medical malpractice claim, it’s due to misdiagnosis.

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How is CRPS and a Routine Blood Draw Related?

There are many instances where the outcome of a blood draw results in serious injury or CRPS–and very few discussions are being had in any forum about what went wrong or why the patient endured pain and suffering; until now. The Shaked Law Resource is known for our truthful, fact-based legal articles that provide unbiased information readers in search of information post-accident won’t find anywhere else. Within this writeup, we’ll provide readers with the information they need to be aware of, in the event a routine blood draw results in serious injury such as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

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How Do Motorcycle Accidents Effect the Brain?

How Do Motorcycle Accidents Effect the Brain?

In general, motorcycle accidents are one of the leading cause of fatal injuries in the United States! This is due in large part to the sudden damage to the brain caused by a blow to the skull, which is not protected by a vehicle when it comes in contact with the road.

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What is Liability in Personal Injury Law

What is Liability in Personal Injury Law?

Liability. When a person sustains injuries as a result of someone else’s negligence or recklessness, the person responsible for their physical injury may be liable for those actions. Only a Personal Injury lawyer with Board Certification should advise clients on what actions to take when their injuries are the cause of another.

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What is Recklessness in Personal Injury Law?

What is Recklessness in Personal Injury Law?

Usually, recklessness warrants litigation against the responsible party. The responsible party is liable. This means they are responsible for injuries another person sustains when they choose to be careless. Under the law there are four principles of liability. These principles are: intent, recklessness, negligence, and strict liability. Depending on the form of litigation, any of these principles leaves the reckless party liable for pain and suffering.

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What is Negligence in Personal Injury Law?

What is Negligence in Personal Injury Law?

A well known area of Personal Injury Law is negligence. Negligence can occur anywhere, anytime, and when a person comes to harm, they may want to pursue litigation in order to compensate pain and suffering. Wrongful Death cases are often a result of negligence. However, just because this is an area of the law commonly seen by top Personal Injury lawyers, it doesn’t mean it’s an easy one to navigate.

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Why Are Concussion Injuries So Dangerous?

Why Are Concussion Injuries So Dangerous?

The danger in a concussion injury hides in the inability to see it! Time is always of the essence when dealing with any type of Traumatic Brain Injury, and no blow to the head should ever be left untreated simply because the victim isn’t actively experiencing a “headache”. Concussions are silent killers, and any blow to the head whether on the football field or from a car accident, requires transport to the hospital as soon as possible.

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How Do Hours of Service Affect Truck Drivers in Florida?

How Do Hours of Service Affect Truck Drivers in Florida?

Hours of Service are in place to protect the safety of the truck driver, as well as other drivers on the road. Trucking carrier fatigue and the accidents it can cause, pose serious liability risk to both truck driver and trucking company. It’s also a serious public safety risk. The statistics according to Department of Transportation are staggering. Accidents due to fatigue are responsible for 13% of all commercial motor vehicle related collisions!

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Are Florida Trucking Companies Liable For Accidents?

Are Florida Trucking Companies Liable For Accidents?

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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What is Mental Anguish in Personal Injury Law?

What is Mental Anguish in Personal Injury Law?

Mental anguish is just as serious as physical injuries! When accident results in a physical injury to the victim, the first step to recovery is medical stabilization. Medically stabilizing the victim after a serious car, motorcycle, or other accident should be top priority. The medical side is the focus until the patient is well enough to transition home from the hospital. Once a victim is stable medically, it becomes easy to paint the picture of quality of life. However, this is a common mistake.

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