The Most Common Types of Personal Injury Accidents

Personal injury accidents happen every day, even to people who are normally very careful and cautious.  They happen unexpectedly and can have long-lasting effects on individuals and their families. Understanding the common types of personal injury accidents can help people be more aware of the risks and take precautions to prevent these types of accidents. … Read more

How a Personal Injury Victim Recovers Compensation

crumpled front end of car after collision

When someone is injured due to the negligence of another person or party, the person who was injured may be entitled to receive compensation for damages and losses. This is often done by filing a personal injury claim. It is very important for the person who was injured, and needs help, to understand the steps … Read more

Spinal Cord Injuries: Understanding the Impact

The spinal cord is a vital part of our body’s central nervous system. It serves as a messenger, transmitting signals between the brain and the rest of the body. Unfortunately, accidents can happen that lead to spinal cord injuries. These injuries can have a profound and lasting impact on a person’s life. In this article, … Read more

Find Out What You Can Recover After Being Injured by an Impaired Driver

Find Out What You Can Recover

Shortly before the Christmas holidays, Anchorage law enforcement officials challenged the community to refrain from drinking and driving. To bring awareness to their campaign, police erected a Christmas tree and said they’d add a blue-ribbon ornament to the tree for each charge of impaired driving.

How’d it go?

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How to Minimize Your Chances of Being Injured by a Drunk Driver

All of us have at one time or another decided to head out to spend time with friends or family, and not many of us stop to consider some of the risks involved with such a plan. Most of us are responsible citizens in that we avoid drinking and driving, but we obviously cannot control the actions of others who may not make the same responsible choice.

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The Top 5 Types of Alcohol and Drug-Related Crashes in Alaska

The Top 5 Types of Alcohol and Drug-Related Crashes in Alaska

Alcohol and other drugs are as prevalent as they have ever been in modern society, and despite all of our best efforts to curb the trend of more people using them it appears that abuse of these substances remains an enormous problem. Laws around the United States – including in Alaska – now feature very … Read more

Penalties for Drunk Drivers in Alaska

Penalties for Drunk Drivers in Alaska

If you have been in an accident caused by a drunk driver

You may be wondering what kind of punishment the person will face. They may have caused irreparable damage to you, your vehicle, and others in the car. The driver may have even been convicted of drunk driving in the past, but got their license back in the meantime. Irresponsible drivers like this should face justice, which is why there are plenty of punishments in place for DUIs in Alaska.

The penalties for drunk drivers in Alaska vary, depending on whether or not it’s the person’s first offense if the accident impacted others, and how long ago their previous conviction occurred, if they have one.

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DUI Accidents: Know Your Rights!

Know Your Rights!

While it may be called a “DUI accident,” it’s no accident when a driver consciously chooses to get behind the wheel after drinking. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, about 1.5 million people are arrested each year for driving under the influence. These millions of drivers knowingly operate a vehicle while under the … Read more

Discover Why Accidents With Stoned Drivers Has Doubled in a Nearby State

Discover Why Accidents With Stoned Drivers

Even though recreational marijuana use in Alaska has been legal since 2015, there’s reason to believe the move could have devastating effects for drivers in our state.

Hopefully, those of us here in the Last Frontier state will not experience the devastation that legalized pot has had in nearby Washington state.

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Repeat Drunk Driver Sentenced to Prison After Crash

Repeat Drunk Driver Sentenced to Prison After Crash

A man whose wife was killed by a drunk and drugged driver has been awarded 44.8 million by a jury.

Interestingly, the guilty driver’s father was also charged for letting his daughter drive his car – even though he knew she had lost her driving privileges. Those charges, though, were later dropped.

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