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...]

Near Tragedy Inspires Two Alaska Mothers to Promote ATV Regulation

ATV accident

Considering the number of all-terrain and other recreational vehicles being ridden in Alaska, it isn’t surprising that they are involved in a large number of accidents in the state. But one alarming fact about those accidents is that many of them involve young children who are either illegally driving the vehicles or are innocent bystanders endangered by those illegal drivers. A recent … [Read more...]

Texting and Driving in Alaska is a Crime, and Dangerous to Others

Texting while driving

Each year, the National Safety Council publishes a new edition of “Injury Facts” which reviews safety trends across the country. The 2014 edition included several facts about driving and cellphone use. While news about distracted driving is plentiful, it may be that the public has become jaded to all the warnings about using cellphones while driving. Even the proliferation of laws … [Read more...]

Alaska’s Poor Road Conditions Can Be Factor in Auto Accidents

Auto Accidents

When a car accident occurs, one of the first questions that comes to mind is who was at fault or what caused the accident. Some of the usual suspects include one or both drivers, a problem with one of the vehicles such as a brake failure, and weather conditions such as rain or fog. But sometimes the culprit is the road itself. And in Alaska, that may be the case more often than in other … [Read more...]