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

What Do Business Owners Have to Do To Keep Visitors Safe?

What Do Business Owners Have to Do To Keep Visitors Safe?

While all property owners have legal obligations to make their areas safe for visitors, businesses often have special rules that apply to them. This is because businesses see far more traffic, in most cases than an average residence or other private property.  Businesses are often required by law to take reasonable steps to keep their … Read more

How A Personal Injury Attorney Helps Accident Victims

Accident Victims

Victims of accidents have to deal with several problems all at once.  First, there is the physical pain and suffering associated with an injury.  This can be relatively minor or it can be unbearable.  Second, the victim, as well as his or her family, often has emotional trauma to deal with from the accident and … Read more

Evaluating An Insurance Company’s Settlement Offer

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If you have been the victim of an accident, it is very likely that at some point you may receive a settlement offer from an insurance company.  Many victims assume that these companies are fair and above-board, so they accept these offers without hesitation.  It is only later that they realize that the offer was far too small to meet their medical needs, much less to pay for lost wages, damages to property, and other real expenses, not to mention intangibles such as pain and suffering.

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How Personal Injury Impacts Your Life

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For many people, the term “personal injury accident” conjures up images of a minor injury from a car accident or a slip and fall.  In most cases, these people reason, the negligent party has insurance coverage to pay for liability and compensate the victim.  However, this picture is not always so simple, and it is often not even accurate.

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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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The Grim Truth About Motorcycles and ATVs

The Grim Truth About Motorcycles and ATVs

Here in Alaska, we love our outdoor sports and activities.  As summer rolls around, one of the favorite pastimes for many Alaskans is to take to the hills riding motorcycles and ATVs. For many people, there is no better way to experience the scenery and beauty of our state.  In many cases, however, these trips can lead to a hospital emergency room—or worse.

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The Most Important Thing To Know About Personal Injury

The Most Important Thing To Know About Personal Injury

Personal injury is an area of legal practice that covers a wide range of topics, from dog bites to medical malpractice to vehicle accidents.  However, there are a few things that all personal injury claims have in common, and one of these is the most important thing you can remember when you are struggling with a devastating injury:  you have the right to seek compensation for your distress.

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Can I Recover Damage From a Crime?

Can I Recover Damage From a Crime?

One question that sometimes arises for personal injury victims is, “Can I recover damages if I am the victim of a crime?”  The answer to this question is not as simple as it might seem.  While it is obvious that you have been injured and that the perpetrator is responsible, it is not always clear that the person who committed the crime will be required to pay for your injuries.

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