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  • Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer to File a Claim?

    After an accident, you may find it necessary to file a claim for compensation. After all, you are entitled to receive payment to cover the damages you’ve sustained from the accident, including your medical costs, pain and suffering, and even lost wages. While you can file a claim on your own, from a legal standpoint, you may wish to hear why this isn’t always the best course of action. Here are ...
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  • Why Saying You are "Sorry" After an Accident is a Big Mistake

    There is no doubt that you are a kind, polite individual who is always thinking about the wellbeing of others. As such a person, you probably have the natural instinct to say you are sorry when something goes wrong, even when you know you are not to blame for what happened. This level of courtesy is admirable in most situations, but it can be absolute folly after an accident. Saying “Sorry” Makes ...
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  • Medical Malpractice Claims: Misdiagnosis & Delayed Diagnosis

    Many medical malpractice claims stem from a delayed diagnosis or misdiagnosis of a patient’s medical condition, injury, or illness. Delayed diagnosis or misdiagnosis can be a significant issue since it can lead to patients receiving the incorrect treatment, delayed treatment, or even no treatment. If the patient’s true condition or injury isn’t being treated appropriately, it can grow worse, which ...
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  • 10 Signs of Nursing Home Abuse & What to Do About Them

    Nursing home abuse is a rising concern in the healthcare industry. Nursing home staff have a responsibility to provide safe and effective care to patients. When they breach their duty of care and harm a patient, they must be held accountable in court for their actions. Negligence, carelessness, or intentional violence can cause multiple injuries to elderly patients, who are often too weak to ...
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  • Common Causes of Maritime Accidents

    Conditions on the water can change quickly, and calm water can quickly become rough. Whether you were on the water for work, travel, or recreation, a maritime accident can cause severe injuries. These types of accidents can occur on lakes, rivers, and the ocean, and any watercraft may be involved. The causes of these accidents can vary widely, but here are a few of the most common causes. Unsafe ...
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  • What Are Alaska’s Texting and Driving Laws?

    Distracted driving is a major problem across the country, leading to thousands of accidents every year, many of which cause severe or fatal injuries. While there are many forms of distracted driving, the use of a cell phone is usually regarded as the most dangerous distracting behavior drivers commonly engage in. While Alaska does not have a ban on cell phone for drivers, the state does ban all ...
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  • Aviation Accidents: How To Determine Cause

    With more and more people flying each year, the risk of passengers being involved in an aviation accident increases too. Although traveling by air is generally considered to be a safe means of transportation, when aviation accidents occur they can result in severe injuries and fatalities. In fact, accidents involving private aircrafts happen more frequently than most people realize. The federal ...
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  • What Happens If Passengers are Injured While Riding In a Vehicle?

    Car accidents can be devastating. There are many different types of injuries that a person can experience in an accident. From bruising to whiplash to more severe injuries like broken bones and head trauma, the damage caused by car accidents can change a person’s life forever. Accidents don’t just affect the drivers involved, they also affect passengers too. Passengers who are injured in an ...
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  • Who Can I Sue for Medical Malpractice?

    If you sustained injuries while in the care of healthcare professionals, you might be able to pursue compensation by filing a medical malpractice case. However, it is possible for multiple individuals, or even for a hospital facility, to be held liable for your injuries. As such, it is important to understand who you can sue based on the circumstances of your case. Suing a Hospital Facility When ...
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  • How Do I Fight an Insurance Claim that has Been Denied?

    When insurers deny your claim for an accident, injury, or medical treatment, it can leave you feeling helpless and vulnerable. Most people are unsure about their options when they have a claim denied. However, there are many ways to fight back if you have a denied insurance claim . In this blog, we explain what you should do when your claim winds up being denied by an insurer. If your insurance ...
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  • Prepare for a Safe Road Trip

    Road trips can be a beloved tradition for many families. Whether you are starting a new tradition, revisiting an old spot, or are setting off just to see the country, you should have a safe and accident-free trip. Here are some tips to help you prepare for your trip. Get Your Car Ready Your car deserves some attention before you trust it to take you safely on your trip. Here are some things to ...
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  • How to Prepare Your Teen Driver for the Road

    If you have a teenager in your household who recently obtained his or her driver’s license, you probably also understand that earning a license does not necessarily signify readiness for the road. As a parent, it is crucial to do your part to make sure your teen driver is truly prepared for the road. The last thing you want to do is worry about your child’s safety, so help ensure it by following ...
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  • Proving Liability Due to Bad Road Conditions

    If you sustained injuries in a car accident that was caused by poor road conditions, the accident might not be your fault. While proving liability in these types of cases can be trickier than other motor vehicle crashes, an experienced personal injury attorney can assist you in navigating the complexities of your case and increase your chances at obtaining the compensation you deserve. When you ...
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  • Motor Vehicle Accidents Caused by Wildlife

    Depending on which roads you might be traveling, encountering wildlife is not an uncommon occurrence. While paying attention to the road can oftentimes help drivers avoid colliding with animals that wander on the road, there are some cases where wildlife might suddenly come out of nowhere and are near impossible to avoid. If you were involved in a car crash in Alaska involving wildlife, you might ...
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  • Don't Post About Your Injury on Social Media

    Social media plays a major role in our lives nowadays, allowing individuals to share everything from their thoughts, planned events, photos of their experiences, and more. While this favored pastime is a nice way to stay connected with friends and family, it also has the potential to derail an ongoing personal injury case. Here are some ways in which social media might harm your case and why you ...
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