Posts Tagged ‘lawyer 101’

Insurance Companies Are Not A Victim’s Friend

When an accident occurs it’s important to remember that insurance companies will never be a victim’s friend. No matter how nice their representatives sound over the phone. Even when meeting with accident victims face to face, this tactic is for their benefit. Insurance companies use smiling faces, glowing reviews, and savvy advertising to trick accident victims into thinking they’re on the same side. Victims should never fall for it!

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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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Why is Board Certification Important in Personal Injury?

Why is Board Certification Important in Personal Injury?

Share This!When we think of “Board Certification”, we think of the best: doctors, surgeons, and professionals who are all-around qualified. “Board certified” signifies that the professional is one of the best at what they do in their chosen profession. This article explains the significance, and what to look for when consulting with a lawyer after…

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Why Do Personal Injury Lawyers Turn Down Cases?

Why Do Personal Injury Lawyers Turn Down Cases?

Personal Injury Lawyers offer free case evaluations to get a better idea of whether there’s potential for a successful case. This initial consultation doesn’t qualify an attorney-client relationship. There are instances where a lawyer will offer a free case evaluation, and then decide not to take on the case.

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Top 5 Reasons For Retaining A Board Certified Lawyer

Top 5 Reasons For Retaining A Board Certified Lawyer

A Board Certified lawyer means experience, dedication, and ethics. For a Personal Injury lawyer, Board Certification is a mark of excellence. Patients would never trust a doctor lacking Board Certification with their care. The same discretion is necessary in retaining a lawyer. Victims should retain a Board Certified lawyer when it comes to who they trust to seek justice post-accident. The problem is, many potential clients don’t know that lawyers can even be Board Certified.

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How Do Personal Injury Clients Make or Break Cases?

How Do Personal Injury Clients Make or Break Cases?

Personal Injury clients can make or break a case! This article will cover the top three things clients do that break their case, and the one thing that can almost guarantee a favorable outcome. Our Shaked Law Resource provides factual, truthful legal materials to better assist those seeking Personal Injury representation.

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What is Economic Recovery, and How is it Achieved?

Economic recovery is something many victims are unaware they’re entitled to before seeking legal representation after an accident.

Economic recovery is something many victims are unaware they’re entitled to before seeking legal representation after an accident. After suffering trauma due to an accident, malpractice, or injury victims must seek expert legal advice as quickly as possible once they’ve sought to stabilize anything life-threatening on the medical side.

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Mental Trauma is Drastically Overlooked When Trying Accident Cases–Here’s How Experienced Lawyers Are Fixing It

After negligence, recklessness, an accident or malpractice that results in physical injury, it’s common that doctors, loved ones, and the victim who sustained the injuries may believe healing lies in field of medicine (surgical procedures or prescription drugs to reduce physical symptoms). This line of thinking is always with the best intentions for the victim’s healing, though it’s missing an important aspect of a full recovery: mental trauma.

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After Being Subpoenaed, What Are The Next Steps?

When a judge issues a subpoena for a person, this means they do not receive the choice as to whether or not they want to appear in court. Failing to appear in court at the appointed time after the issuance of a subpoena can result in serious legal consequences. The Shaked Law Firm’s Law Resource Blog is dedicated to providing our readers the most important and up to date legal writeups and content available on the web. This informative post will seek to answer the questions that often arise when a client is on the receiving end of a subpoena (this can be scary and a lawyer must be retained under any circumstances in which a subpoena is involved; one should never act upon a subpoena alone).

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Why Do Accident Victims Require a Board Certified Personal Injury Lawyer?

When Do Accident Victims Require a Personal Injury Lawyer?

After an accident that results in serious bodily harm or a wrongful death, it’s important that the victim or their surviving family members pursue legal advice as soon as possible. In most states, there is a Statute of Limitations that places a time limit on how long one has to obtain compensation following an accident. This writeup intends to explore the importance of not only seeking legal advice, but the importance of retaining a Board Certified Personal Injury lawyer following an accident.

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When a Case Doesn’t Settle in Mediation, Here’s What’s Next

Share This!When it comes to choosing mediation to “argue” a Personal Injury related case, there are many solid reasons to go this route. The choice to use mediation (if it suits the particulars of the case) can speed up the legal process, provide a more concise handling of the case, and it’s known to be…

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Pain and Suffering Unfairly Costs Victims Financially As Much As Physically

Put the average American’s healthcare costs up against the victim of an accident: health insurance that can cover the cost of injuries sustained as a result of an accident can put the victim in financial ruin, even if they were at one time financially stable and able to afford their “healthy person” premium. The bottom line is that accidents are expensive, and it should not fall on the shoulders of the person injured by the negligence of another to foot the bill.

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Insurance Companies Are Not Your Friend, Here’s Why!

This writeup will provide our readers with the Top 5 reasons insurance companies are not friends, but “paper pushers” with the sole intention of denying compensation to those who deserve it. It’s for the reasons we’ll explore that it’s important to retain an experienced, Board Certified lawyer to represent your best interests after an accident.

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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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