“Hands Free” Cell Phones are NOT Safer

Personal Injury Attorney Alaska

As a Personal Injury Attorney I won’t talk to a caller who is driving. Neither should you. Contrary to popular belief, using a “hands free” cell phone does not make you, or anyone else on the roadway, safer. The false sense of security provided by the hands free method may even increase the risks to personal safety. According to the National Safety Council, (NSC) “hands free is not … [Read more...]

Bicyclists Belong on Alaskan Roads

Alaska Bicycle Accident Attorney

Watch for Cyclists… According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (CDC) in 2015 over 1,000 bicyclists died and over 450,000 people suffered bicycle-related injuries. These are steps an Alaskan driver can take to reduce the likelihood killing somebody on a bike: Stay alert, constantly scanning the roadway, including the shoulder, looking for bicyclists; Anticipate … [Read more...]

Wrongful Death Claims In Alaska Involving Alcohol

Wrongful Death Attorney Alaska

Losing a loved one because of another person’s mistake - or negligence –is addressed through the civil justice system. Many people rightfully feel that when a close friend or loved one dies because of someone else’s negligence no amount of money will replace what has been lost. It is important to remember that financial compensation is the remedy in civil courts.At the same time, holding … [Read more...]

Alaska Tourist Injuries

Tourist Injury Attorney Alaska

Alaska, with its breathtaking landscapes and multiple outdoor attractions, is a popular tourist destination. During the 2014-2015 tourism season alone, Alaska hosted over 2 million visitors. However, Alaska’s rustic terrain is not without its dangers. Hiking, mountain climbing, biking, rafting, the use of all-terrain vehicles, small plane excursions, and a multitude of other outdoor … [Read more...]

An Overview of Alaska Wrongful Death Claims

Wrongful Death Attorney Alaska

In Alaska, a wrongful death claim for may be filed when a person’s death results from a wrongful or negligent act or omission of another. Oftentimes the other person’s negligence is the result of bad (or drunk) driving. Such a claim may be brought by the Personal Representative of a deceased person’s estate. Wrongful Death Time Limits Wrongful Death claims must normally be either: (1) … [Read more...]