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August 2017 Archives

Autonomous vehicle safety features targeted for 2019

Alaska residents who have been watching reports about the ongoing development of self-driving vehicles are likely to wonder just how these vehicles will keep people safer. When searching for details about the alleged safety benefits of autonomous cars, learning about some of the technologies used can be helpful.

Can anyone sue for wrongful death?

Immediately after losing a loved one unexpectedly in Anchorage, you will likely be left to deal with a number of questions. The most important of these may be surrounding the circumstances in which he or she died. If foul play or negligence appear to be involved, the issue of a wrongful death lawsuit suddenly arises. While such action may be viewed as a means to hold the responsible parties accountable, it also may be borne out of the necessity to deal with the expenses of your loved one's death. 

SUV driver hits motor home head on, kills one

While many regions in the country struggle with overly congested roads and a reputation for aggressive and unsafe drivers, Alaska is not generally regarded a place full of busy highways and reckless drivers. That, however does not mean that there are not serious motor vehicle accidents that happen in Alaska. It also does not mean that these accidents cannot be caused by the negligence of some drivers. Sadly, such realities abound regardless of traffic volume or location.

The most common causes of aviation accidents

While most people in Alaska are afraid of being involved in an airplane accident, the most common reasons for these incidents are not well understood. Terrorism and unsafe aircraft are increasingly suspected, but planes are more often brought down for other reasons. We at the Law Offices of Michael J. Schneider have detailed the most common reasons for aviation accidents.

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