Auto Safety on Alaskan Roadways

texting and driving laws

It is very important that those who are operating motor vehicles adhere to basic auto safety precautions so that they can get to where they are traveling safely. When these safety precautions are not adhered to, this can significantly increase the likelihood that an automobile accident may occur. If you have been the victim of an automobile accident in Alaska, you need to contact an … [Read more...]

Airplane Accident Injury Lawyer in Alaska

Airplane Accident Injury

Small aircraft is a popular mode of travel in Alaska. Similar to travelling by car, this form of travel is not without risk. Unlike car accidents, however, airplane accidents pose a special risk of serious injury or death to passengers when they occur. These accidents can occur for a number of different reasons ranging from pilot error and to airline negligence to equipment … [Read more...]

Is A Wrongful Death Attorney Necessary?

Wrongful death attorney

Losing a loved one in an accident is an awful and horrifying experience. The last thing anyone wants to think of during the grieving process is hiring a wrongful death attorney. Family members normally need to work through anger, fear and blame. At some point, many families land on “making sure this never happens to another family.” “Wrongful death” is described as an accident which … [Read more...]

Tips for Avoiding ATV Accidents this Summer

ATV Accidents

ATVs are fun to ride, but can result in severe injuries and sometimes even fatalities. The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that 13,043 ATV-related fatalities occurred between 1982 and 2013. Unfortunately, some of these fatalities occurred in Alaska. This article will discover various essential pieces of advice that motorists should use this summer to avoid … [Read more...]

Common Dangers Encountered by Tourists in Alaska

tourist injury in alaska

Glacier Bay National Park, Katmai National Park, Lake Clark National Park, and Denali are just some of the reasons that tourists are drawn each year to visit Alaska. While it is recommended that tourists follow certain safety precautions, not all injuries that occur while visiting Alaska can be avoided. The Alaska Department of Transportation reports that in 2010, there were 58 … [Read more...]

Failing to File a Timely Legal Claim Could Mean No Compensation

Alaska statute of limitations

We all procrastinate about something. Usually it is something that we don’t really want to do or something that we think will be unpleasant. But with some things, time is of the essence. If it isn’t done at the right time, the opportunity could be lost forever. In the law, the term “statute of limitations” is essentially the same as time is of the essence. If you think you have a legal … [Read more...]

Alaska Tourists Who are Injured Should Consult an Alaska Attorney

Alaska tourists

Anyone who lives here and those who have had the pleasure of visiting can’t deny the beauty of Alaska. For those who visit from outside the state, they will likely see sights and have experiences that are unique in their travel experiences. According to the Alaska Dispatch News, close to a million people a year see those sights on a cruise ship, and most of them will have one of the … [Read more...]

Businesses that Serve Alcohol to Drunken Guests May Be Liable

Drunk Driver

When an accident occurs involving a drunk driver, it is fairly certain that the driver who breaks the law by driving under the influence will be charged criminally and possibly held accountable for injuries and damage caused in the accident. But, even though the drunk driver made the choice to consume the alcohol, it had to come from somewhere. Under Alaska law, the person or … [Read more...]