Posts Tagged ‘lawyer 101’

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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What’s Defined as “Personal Injury” and “Accident Law”?

The accidents, injuries, and illnesses that may occur as a result of negligent, careless, reckless, and occasionally actions with the intent to cause harm to another all come under the umbrella known as Personal Injury Law. Whether it’s a business owner or a healthcare professional, these careless, negligent, or reckless actions can result in a direct risk to public safety (and in the most severe instances, cause loss of life).

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Why a Personal Injury Law Firm’s Experience (and Success Rate) Matter!

Good vs great: lack of experience could be standing between you and substantial financial compensation for your injury: When you’re injured due to injury or accident caused by the negligent behavior of another, it’s an unsettling, scary, and emotionally taxing experience. What’s worse, being injured can keep you out of work and wreak havoc financially on you and your family.

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The Top 3 Reasons Accident Lawyers Take Cases to Trial

In this article we’ll explore why senior lawyers will choose to go to trial when mediation stalls or won’t provide just compensation for the client, rather than be given the runaround by the insurance company’s team of lawyers. We’ll provide a lawyer-backed presentation of the Top 3 Reasons cases to go to trial and then, in Part 2, the Top 3 Reasons they don’t (and don’t have to).

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Punitive Damages and the Importance in Personal Injury Cases

Expert witnesses and demonstrative aides are all part of an experienced lawyer’s “legal toolbox”; Board Certified lawyers keep their “toolbox” fully stocked and organized, even if they may not utilize every “tool” in every case. The rationale behind this is simple: a Board Certified lawyer knows that a well-prepared, carefully presented case is the only way to ensure their client is compensated for what may be a lifetime of pain and suffering caused by the negligent actions of another.

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