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Blog Posts in 2013

  • The Best Thing About Preventing Snowboard Injury

    You may be sold on preventing snowboard injury, and you may not. For those of you who aren't sure about it, here are some of the best things we can think of about preventing snowboard injury. Tip #1 - Safety Gear - Do not even think about snowboarding without the following: Helmet, wrist guards and a good pair of snow googles. These are the three most important safety items you can own. Head and ...
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  • Preventing Hypothermia: Know How to Remain Safe

    Hypothermia is a serious concern in Alaska during the winter months. Hypothermia occurs whenever the body’s temperature plummets to extremely low levels, and has the potential to be deadly. Preventing hypothermia is much easier than treating it afterwards, and here are some tips you can use to help avoid this condition from happening. Dress in multiple layers in order to keep yourself as warm as ...
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  • Attorneys at Power and Brown Discuss The Importance of Car Emergency Kits in Alaska

    The importance of car emergency kits in Alaska can’t be stressed enough. Here in Alaska, you’re bound to encounter extreme weather conditions, especially in winter. As such, your car emergency kit should be well stocked at all times with the essentials in order to ensure your safety in the event of a breakdown. You’ll need more items to shield you from the cold than you would in other places. The ...
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  • Why do people require psychiatric care following a TBI?

    When people think about Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), they most strongly associate it with the different kinds of physical damage it can cause to the brain and, by extension, to problems in bodily functioning and mental ability. These include paralysis, difficulty moving, memory problems, and speech difficulties. But one aspect of TBI that's often overlooked are the resulting psychological or ...
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  • The Realities of Postconcussional Disorder

    Postconcussional Disorder, also called Postconcussional Syndrome or PCS, is a condition that occurs following a concussion or brain injury. Symptoms of PCS involve physical and personality changes including amnesia; dizziness; depressed mood, irritability and anxiety; insomnia and problems with memory, concentration, and thinking. Recently there has been much media attention focused on head ...
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  • Diagnosing Traumatic Brain Injury Following An Accident

    Diagnosing TBI (otherwise known as Traumatic Brain Injury) is something that can vary based on the symptoms of an injured individual. While those symptoms can be overly general, you have four specific things to consider when diagnosing whether the TBI case is severe or mild. Those four things are the length of loss of consciousness, an alteration of consciousness, post-traumatic amnesia and the ...
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  • Symptoms of Post Concussion Syndrome

    Post-concussion syndrome, also known as PCS, occurs after a person has suffered a head injury. According to the Mayo Clinic , signs of PCS usually appear 7 to 10 days after the initial injury. The symptoms related to post-concussion syndrome vary from person to person, but more often than not, headaches, memory problems, mood alterations, nausea, and dizziness are among the symptoms associated ...
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  • How To Find A Lawyer That Is Right For You

    If you or a loved one has suffered injuries in an accident and wish to seek the advice of a personal injury lawyer, there are a few steps you should follow. Receiving referrals from people you trust and interviewing multiple attorneys, can help you make an informed decision. An experienced lawyer can be the difference between success and failure. Sitting down with several personal injury attorneys ...
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  • Alaska Personal Injury Lawyers and Medical Malpractice

    Alaska Personal Injury Lawyers and Medical Malpractice There is little doubt with the comparative negligence statutes in Alaska that medical malpractice suits are extremely complicated. Not only are these statutes confusing but, if you do not hire qualified Alaska personal injury lawyers for assistance, insurance companies may try to settle for far less than your case is actually worth. In ...
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  • Alaska Motorcycle Attorney Provides Techniques to Avoid High Traffic Accidents

    Navigating your bike through high traffic areas whether on the New Seward Highway while construction is ongoing, on Tudor during rush hour, or any other crowded highway can be a freighting experience for new motorcyclists. The various obstacles you are faced with and the small window of time you have to react can turn any situation into hazardous predicament. The following strategies can help you ...
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  • Sexual Abuse in Foster Care

    Of the types of harm caused in foster care, sexual abuse is particularly damaging and can leave children scarred and traumatized their entire lives, particularly if they lack the resources for high-quality care in the aftermath. In addition to physical trauma, sexual abuse leaves children with long-term emotional damage. To even begin to address this great harm, children need, at minimum, to ...
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  • Review of Report on Worst US Cities for Car Crashes

    A recent report ranked the 200 largest U.S. cities in terms of how often, on average, their residents get into car crashes. No Alaska city made the list, but as Anchorage car accident attorneys , we think it is important to keep up-to-date with news and information about things like this, so in the interest of keeping our readers similarly well-informed, we thought we'd write a post on it anyhow. ...
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  • Car Crash Prevention Among Teens

    A recent article from KTVA Alaska talks about how DUI is still a problem among teen drivers; on a positive note, however, there's been a decline not only in the rate of drinking and driving, but also in the willingness of teen passengers to get into a car with a driver who's been drinking. Part of this decline can be attributed to public campaigns and educational programs, not only for teens but ...
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  • Your Legal Rights In An Aviation Crash

    Your rights in an aviation crash are much more extensive than you think. Plenty of media attention has been done on this issue since the recent Asiana Flight 214 incident in San Francisco and how those people will be compensated in the courts. But what if you have an aviation crash in a U.S. state such as Alaska? Your rights are still just as strong. The Chances of an Alaskan Aviation Crash If you ...
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  • Aviation Accident Involving Tour Planes

    A story that recently made the news in Alaska involved a tour plane that crashed, injuring the pilot and three passengers. Though fortunately in this case there don't appear to be fatalities, people in the group still needed to be taken to the hospital after their rescue from Prince of Wales Island by the Coast Guard. Engine trouble appears to have led to the crash. Flightseeing, or viewing Alaska ...
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