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November 2016 Archives

Possible wrongful death situation after head-on collision

Alaska roads are not much different than others across the nation that are often the scenes of horrific car accidents. A recent incident occurred on one road that resulted in a single fatality. Similar situations in the past have led to wrongful death claims being filed in civil courts.

Drunk drivers: They are true menaces to Alaska roadways

Alaska is known for its vast expanses and beautiful scenery, visited by hundreds of thousands of tourists every year. However, towns in this state are not unlike many others throughout the nation where drunk drivers and other negligent motorists wreak havoc upon the roads, often causing serious injuries or fatalities. When someone is injured in an accident caused by an intoxicated driver, it is understandable that person would want to seek justice by filing a personal injury claim in a civil court.

Woman says her mother's wrongful death could have been prevented

A woman whose mother was a nursing home patient in a facility outside Alaska has blamed her mother's death on staff members. The 68-year-old patient had been diagnosed with dementia. She was prone to falling and had been severely injured on at least one other occasion before the day she died. The daughter has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the nursing facility.

Injured pedestrian occurrences more likely near Halloween

Many neighborhood children in Alaska and throughout the United States recently celebrated the holiday of Halloween. A common tradition at this time of year involves children and their guardians traveling door-to-door to collect candy from homeowners or residents. The sudden influx of people traveling on foot highly increases the chances that there will be an injured pedestrian before festivities come to an end.

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