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Who Are the Plaintiffs and Defendants in Personal Injury Cases?

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...

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What You Need to Know About “Res Ipsa Loquitur”

“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...

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The Process of a Personal Injury Claim in Miami, Florida

A personal injury claim provides a legal right to compensation when you suffer an injury for which someone else bears legal responsibility. Resolving a personal injury claim may involve negotiation, courtroom litigation, or both. Below we discuss the legal process and what you can expect if you were hurt in Miami, FL. Step 1:...

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Motorcycle Accidents vs. Car Accidents in Miami, Florida

The lack of protection is one of the most significant differences between motorcycle accidents vs. car accidents in Miami, Florida. Unfortunately, motorcyclists are highly likely to sustain traumatic and permanent injuries in an accident.  A motorcycle rider is 28 times more likely to die in a traffic accident than a passenger vehicle occupant. In...

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What Is a Hospital Lien on a Miami Personal Injury Case?

An injury accident can hit you out of the blue, leaving you reeling physically, psychologically, and financially. The insidious aspect of a serious personal injury is that it increases your medical bills even as it prevents you from working to pay for them.  One way of paying unexpected medical bills is through a hospital...

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How Do Personal Injury Lawyers in Miami, FL, Get Paid?

If you need a personal injury attorney in Miami, Florida, the cost is likely one of your primary concerns. Fortunately, most personal injury lawyers work on a contingency fee basis.  A contingency fee agreement is a payment arrangement in which the lawyer only gets paid if they win (or settle) your case. Rather than...

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How Insurance Companies Avoid Paying Personal Injury Claims in Miami, Florida

When you’ve been injured in an accident in Miami, FL, filing a personal injury claim can be a stressful and tedious process. As the victim, you deserve compensation for your medical expenses, lost time at work, and pain and suffering.  Unfortunately, insurance companies will often go to great lengths to avoid paying claims. Whether...

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Florida PIP (Personal Injury Protection)

Florida is one of about a dozen “no-fault states” for car insurance coverage. No-fault states require drivers to purchase Personal Injury Protection or PIP insurance. Florida requires drivers to have $10,000 in PIP coverage.  Understanding PIP insurance and claims is essential if you are involved in a car accident in Miami. Even though PIP...

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The Advantages of Hiring a Local Miami Personal Injury Attorney

Many injured people feel hopeless after an accident. It’s devastating to get hurt because of someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing. If you have bills, many medical appointments, and are struggling to make ends meet, you are probably overwhelmed.  An attorney can alleviate your stress and help you pursue fair compensation. In fact, there are...

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Sagi Shaked Named President of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association

Shaked Law Personal Injury Lawyers is pleased to announce that our founding attorney Sagi Shaked has been named president of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association. We are extremely proud of Sagi’s latest accomplishment. Established in 1988, the Southern Trial Lawyers Association promotes “fellowship, learning, networking among trial lawyers” in southern states. The STLA includes...

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