What Can I Do About a Hit-and-Run Accident?

What Can I Do About a Hit-and-Run Accident?

Hit-and-run accidents, which are crashes in which one or more drivers flee the scene, are far more common than most people realize.  What is even more surprising is that many hit-and-run crashes involve serious or even fatal injuries.  When a driver flees the scene of an accident, he or she not only breaks the law … Read more

How To Protect Yourself After a Motorcycle Crash

How To Protect Yourself After a Motorcycle Crash

Motorcycle crashes are one of the leading causes of serious injury and death in vehicle accidents. When adjusted for population, motorcycle crashes are 29 times more likely to be fatal for the rider or passenger than car crashes, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration.  Additionally, one out of every hundred motorcycle riders is … Read more

How Does My Driving Record Affect My Car Accident Claim?

How Does My Driving Record Affect My Car Accident Claim?

If you have been injured in a vehicle accident, it is likely that you are focused solely on the damage caused by that particular crash.  You are probably not thinking about that speeding ticket you had three years ago or how someone filed a claim against you for hitting their bumper in a parking lot.  … Read more

Spring Thaws Mean Slippery Surfaces

Spring Thaws Mean Slippery Surfaces

Spring is here once again, and many Alaskans are rejoicing over longer, warmer days and melting snow. However, there are still hazards, even during this beautiful season, that can lead to personal injury, particularly car accidents and slip-and-falls.  If you are going to be out and about in the spring sunshine, take care to note these hazards and prepare for them accordingly so that you can stay safe!

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Car Accident Statistics for 2021

Car Accident Statistics for 2021

Vehicle accident statistics for each calendar year are published by various organizations, and statistics for 2021 are beginning to come in.  Unfortunately, despite the fact that most of 2021 included times when lockdowns were occurring across the country, sources report that vehicle fatalities rose at the fastest rate in nearly 50 years. According to the … Read more

Motorcycle Accidents On The Rise In Alaska

Motorcycle Accidents On The Rise In Alaska

According to recent reports from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, Alaska experienced more motorcycle fatalities in the years 2018 to 2019 than in any two-year period combined since 2015.  In 2018 alone,  there were 12 fatal motorcycle accidents, which accounted for fifteen percent of all motor vehicle fatalities.  Although the number dropped in 2019, experts … Read more

The Facts About Motorcycle Accidents

The Facts About Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycles are very popular in Alaska, and for good reason.  They allow riders to experience our beautiful outdoors in the most personal way while still traveling great distances in the shortest possible time.  When you ride a motorcycle, the scenery is unimpeded by the closed-in feeling of a car.  Many riders claim they have never … Read more

Safe Driving Tips For Winter Weather

Safe Driving Tips For Winter Weather

Winter weather is here, and it is a good time to think about how to stay safe on the road in Alaska.  Fatal traffic accidents, many of which happen on icy winter roads, have been on the rise for the past decade in Alaska, despite better seat belt use and new safety features on vehicles.  Sadly, … Read more

How To Protect Yourself After a Vehicle Accident

How To Protect Yourself After a Vehicle Accident

After a vehicle collision, it is important for victims of any type of injury to protect their rights.  This is not as simple as it sounds.  In many cases, insurance companies will want to rush victims to settlement, hoping they will not realize how much their cases are actually worth.  In this rush to settle, many victims, who do not realize they have other options, accept far less than the true value of their cases.  It is critical for anyone who is injured in an accident to be sure to have complete information before trying to settle a vehicle crash case.

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