The Different Types of Negligence in Personal Injury Claims
November 24, 2023 | Sagi Shaked | Personal Injury
If you’ve been injured in an accident and someone else was at fault, you can seek compensation for your injuries from the at-fault party. In most cases, you will need to establish that they were negligent to recover compensation. Negligence is a legal term that essentially means failing to exercise a reasonable amount of...Read more
How Long After a Deposition Will I Get a Settlement?
October 20, 2023 | Sagi Shaked | Personal Injury
The timeline for a Miami personal injury case depends on the facts specific to the situation. Some personal injury claims that do not involve severe injuries or disputes related to fault might settle within a few months (or less) after the victim completes medical treatment. However, some personal injury cases are more complex. They...Read more
Secrets of Accident Claims Against GEICO Revealed
October 11, 2023 | Sagi Shaked | Personal Injury
GEICO – Government Employees Insurance Company – began in 1936 and has grown to become the second-largest provider of car insurance in the United States. With over 28 million vehicles insured across multiple states, its influence is considerable. In large part due to its budget-friendly options depicted through talking gecko commercials, amongst other quirky...Read more
What Is the Difference Between Personal Injury Case Managers and Paralegals?
August 10, 2023 | Sagi Shaked | Personal Injury
A small law firm might consist of one lawyer and one receptionist. A slightly larger law firm might consist of three or four lawyers plus a support staff. Two of the most common roles played by support staff are personal injury case manager and paralegal. These roles are distinct, although, in practice, their duties...Read more
How Much Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Make in Miami, Florida?
August 4, 2023 | Sagi Shaked | Personal Injury
Unlike most other lawyers, Miami personal injury lawyers don’t charge by the “billable hour.” Instead, they use the contingency fee system to determine how much you must pay for their services. For this reason, it is impossible to predict in advance exactly how much money a Miami personal injury lawyer will make representing you....Read more
Contingency Fees in a Personal Injury Case in Florida
July 13, 2023 | Sagi Shaked | Personal Injury
After sustaining a personal injury, you face an uncertain future. You might suffer from physical disabilities or develop long-term complications. Worse yet, your injuries might prevent you from working, thereby endangering your financial stability. When your injuries resulted from someone else’s intentional or negligent actions, you may have a solid legal claim to bring...Read more
The Difference Between Worker’s Compensation and Personal Injury in Florida
June 20, 2023 | Sagi Shaked | Personal Injury
If you suffer a work-related injury, you might seek compensation by filing a workers’ compensation or personal injury claim. These two approaches are procedurally distinct from each other. Typically, you cannot file both a workers’ compensation claim and a personal injury claim – but there are exceptions. The Florida Workers’ Compensation Division administers the...Read more
What Percentage Do Lawyers Take for a Personal Injury Case in Miami, Florida?
June 15, 2023 | Sagi Shaked | Personal Injury
When people act carelessly or recklessly, injuries to others result. From auto collisions to slip and fall incidents, personal injury accidents can significantly affect the victims' lives. According to the National Safety Council, the average economic cost of a fatal accident was $1,778,000 in 2021, and the average cost of an accident causing a...Read more
Who Are the Plaintiffs and Defendants in Personal Injury Cases?
June 13, 2023 | Sagi Shaked | Personal Injury
When it comes to personal injury cases, understanding the roles and responsibilities of the plaintiffs and defendants is crucial in navigating the legal landscape. In today's world, which sometimes feels like a minefield of accidents waiting to happen, it's essential to be informed about the intricacies of personal injury law. Plaintiffs: The Injured Party...Read more
What You Need to Know About “Res Ipsa Loquitur”
May 30, 2023 | Sagi Shaked | Personal Injury
“Res ipsa loquitur'' is a rule of evidence used in personal injury cases. It is a Latin phrase that means “the thing speaks for itself.” Res ipsa loquitur offers injured victims an indirect way of proving negligence liability for an accident that caused a personal injury. It is a substitute for the ordinary state...Read more