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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Common Car Accident Injuries

    Car accidents happen every day, injuring more than three million individuals a year across the country, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). These accidents can inflict a wide range of injuries, from minor to severe and debilitating conditions that last a lifetime. Many elements factor into the type and severity of injury a person sustains in an accident, though ...
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  • Tips for Safe Driving

    When we first learn to drive, we all learn this act is actually a privilege and not a right. Therefore, it is important to respect this privilege and, when behind the wheel of a car, driving safely must always be one’s top priority. Unfortunately, modern society is more distracted than it has ever been, especially when the ubiquitous presence of cell phones. To avoid being involved in a motor ...
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  • How are Car Accident Claims Settled?

    If you have been in a car accident, you are probably concerned with the process of filing a claim. Our Anchorage auto accident lawyer shares what you need to know if you have been injured in a car accident and the process of filing a claim. Step One: Gather Information At the scene of the accident, it is important to collect as much information as you can. This information will be used later on ...
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  • 'Tis the Season for Snow & Ice Accidents

    The holiday season is one of the most dangerous times to be driving on the road every year. Not only does alcohol consumption – which leads to drunk driving – increase, but inclement weather is also another contributing factor to auto accidents during the winter season. Based on a study by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), more than 1,300 people die annually in car accidents involving ...
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  • Most Common Holiday Injuries & Accidents

    The holidays are the time of year when time is spent with loved ones, where families embark on long journeys, and homeowners decorate their homes with vibrant lights and decorations. However, there are a variety of accidents and injuries that occur more often during the holiday season. The following are the most common holiday injuries and accidents: Car accidents – The most dangerous time to be ...
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  • Why You Need to Call a Doctor After Your Accident

    If someone else caused your accident, there’s only one person you need to call—and it’s not an Anchorage personal lawyer. It’s your doctor. “Obviously,” you’re saying to your computer screen. “I was injured, so I went to the ER.” We don’t just mean treatment for immediate injuries, though. Our firm recommends that you set up appointments with every specialist you need to get healthy again . Have ...
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  • 4 Tips for Taking Pictures after a Car Accident

    When it comes to auto accident cases, having the right amount of evidence can determine whether or not a person wins or losses. Photographs are considered one of the most crucial pieces of evidence since they document the scene of the accident right after it occurred. Having photographic evidence which paints a clear picture of the incident, including the injuries involved, can ensure the recovery ...
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