Seat Belts Save Lives. They are NOT Optional for Children or Adults

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death among ages 1 – 54 in the United States. Seat belt use, the CDC reports, “is one of the most effective ways to save lives and reduce injuries in crashes.” Wearing a seat belt and, for children, proper use of age and size appropriate car seats and booster seats, … [Read more...]

Automobile Insurance Covers Single Car Accidents

If you have been injured in a car accident, you are entitled to recover for your injuries. This is true whether the driver was a friend, an acquaintance, or even a family member. It is also true whether you are in a multiple car crash, or a single car accident. Understanding Car Insurance Three types of car insurance are normally found in Alaska. They are: Liability … [Read more...]

Personal Injury Claims are More about Social Accountability than Helping the Injured

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Personal Injury Claims When lawyers argue personal injury cases to juries, they often talk about the cost of medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Some costs, like medical bills, are easy to calculate. Other costs, like future medical bills, and pain and suffering, can be more difficult to quantify. The idea behind personal injury claims is to try to make the injured … [Read more...]