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...]

About Wrongful Deaths

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Dealing with the death of a family member or friend is never easy, but the tragedy is even greater when the death comes due to the fault of a third party. In a wrongful death lawsuit, the plaintiff and his/her attorney work together to establish fault for the death and to seek damages related to the event. If you’re considering a wrongful death suit, it’s important to understand the … [Read more...]

Pedestrian Safety and Personal Injury Suits

Pedestrian Safety and Personal Injury Suits

According to data out of the National Safety Council, nearly 6,000 pedestrians are killed each year in vehicle-related accidents. Additionally, almost 85,000 pedestrians sustain some sort of injury due to the same type of accident. While many laws exist to protect the rights of pedestrians, drivers routinely ignore these laws for the sake of convenience or out of impatience. If you’re … [Read more...]