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  • Injured in a Fall --- What Your Claim May Be Worth

    Did you suffer a slip and fall injury in a privately owned establishment? You may be entitled to compensation if the establishment was at fault. Here are some things that you may be entitled to compensation for. Medical Expenses Usually, you'll be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses. This can be the case even if you were covered by insurance. This amount may be multiplied depending ...
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  • Common Causes of Aviation Accidents in Alaska

    The state of Alaska has the highest rate of aviation crashes in the U.S. In fact, according to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), 25 people were killed or seriously injured in Alaskan aviation crashes in 2015 alone. Why is the risk of accidents so high in Alaska? What is causing these accidents and others across the nation? Here’s what you need to know. The Most Common Causes of Airplane ...
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  • Three Motorcycle Safety Tips for Driving on the Highway

    While there may no thrill quite like that of opening up the throttle on the expressway for some motorcyclists, it should be no surprise that it is inherently dangerous to drive at high speeds. If you're willing to chance it, then you should know your risks and, more importantly, how to mitigate them. Here are 3 tips on how to make sure you're driving safely when driving fast. Have a clear head . ...
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  • What Are The Symptoms of Post-Concussion Syndrome?

    Post Concussion Syndrome Almost any blow to the head can result in a concussion, which is usually why emergency personnel like to monitor patients who've hit their heads on the windshield, for example, to watch for signs of Post Concussion Syndrome, before releasing them. A concussion is actually a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), that frequently happens when there is an impact to the head in an ...
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  • What is a Closed Head Injury?

    A closed head injury is just what it sounds like -- a type of traumatic brain injury that may not be immediately apparent because there's no visible wound. In a closed head injury, the brain and dura mater (the outermost tough membranes which cover the brain) are intact, but that doesn't mean that the injury isn't real -- or potentially serious. In fact, traumatic brain injuries (closed head ...
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  • How Vision Changes Affect Driver Safety

    In Alaska, you're required to renew your driver's license every five years . In addition, you can renew remotely by mail or online during every other renewal period. This means that ten years can go by before you're required to pass their vision test. During this time, a lot can happen to your vision, especially for those who are 40 years of age and older. If you are entering into midlife (about ...
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  • Injured In A Fall At a Restaurant or Store

    Injuries in restaurants, department stores, etc. are not uncommon when it comes to personal injury claims. Since there is always a chance that someone can be injured in a fall in a restaurant or department store, many stores are attempting to make changes to reduce those chances. Unfortunately, accidents can still happen if the stores do a poor job of maintaining their store or if someone is ...
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  • How Whiplash Can Affect Your Brain

    How Whiplash Can Affect Your Brain Brain Lash Most people recognize that whiplash is a common injury after an automobile accident. It's the result of having your neck snapped violently back or to the side as the result of a hard impact. But what many don't realize is that whiplash can affect more than your neck. It can -- and often does -- result in mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) as well! mTBI ...
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  • Anchorage Dentist Accused of Medicaid Fraud

    Seth Lookhart, the Anchorage-based dentist who made himself infamous after filming himself performing a procedure on a patient while riding a hoverboard, appeared in court for the first time to face his charges. Both the dentist and his office manager, Shauna Cranford, face serious criminal charges for Medicaid fraud after allegedly performing medically-unnecessary procedures and funneling the ...
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  • Motorcycle Driving Tips for Staying Safe

    5 Motorcycle Driving Tips for Staying Safe Will you be riding your motorcycle this summer? It’s important to be extra careful when riding your bike. Here are some important motorcycle safety tips. Beware of Blind Spots Don’t drive in a car’s blind spot. The car’s driver is supposed to check their blind spots, but you can’t rely on them doing so. Give them enough room to change lanes or turn ...
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  • Dentist Accused of Standing on a Hoverboard During Procedure

    Do you know what your doctor is doing when you’re sedated? Everyone hopes they’re performing a procedure to the best of their ability, including minimizing risk. However, one Anchorage medical professional was found to be doing anything but. Seth Lookhart, a local dentist, is in serious legal trouble after prosecutors found video of him performing a procedure on a patient while riding a ...
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  • P&B Wins Jury Verdict of $1.85 Million for Client Assaulted

    On August 7, 2017, the Anchorage-based, personal injury litigation firm Power and Brown, LLC obtained a $1.85 million verdict for a client who was violently assaulted by an Anchorage bar patron in 2013. The jury found that that the bar violated Alaska’s dram shop laws and acted negligently in failing to protect Power and Brown’s client. It awarded compensatory damages of $350,000 in economic ...
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  • Alaska Car Accident Attorney Discusses Three Tire Care Mistakes

    Alaska Car Accident Attorney Your tires perform a number of important functions such as turning, accelerating, and braking. Without good traction with the pavement, none of these are possible. If you doubt this, consider what happens when you hit a section of black ice: you can't turn, accelerate, or brake. Without the stability provided by your tires' traction, your car couldn't stay on the road ...
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  • Nearly 30 People Have Been Injured in a Skagway Excursion Accident

    Our firm has successfully protected the rights of injured victims for decades. We know each client is going through a stressful time, and our compassionate Anchorage personal injury attorneys always work hard to find effective legal solutions. A recent accident in Skagway has left nearly 30 people injured, with some requiring extensive medical treatment. Our firm supports clients in their fight to ...
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  • How Melting Arctic Ice Can Lead to Maritime Injuries -- Maritime Injuries

    The face of Arctic waters are changing. As ice increasingly melts, new channels are forming in the Arctic, opening up passageways for cruise ships and other vessels. However, we have to confront a troubling question: Are we really prepared to navigate these changes? Do we have the appropriate safety or emergency infrastructure in place? For example, if a cruise ship were to meet with a disaster in ...
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