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March 2018 Archives

Nerve damage: lasting effects of an auto accident

At the Law Offices of Michael J Schneider, a Professional Corporation, in Alaska, we know the physical, emotional and financial devastation you can suffer as the result of an auto accident. In addition to your pain and suffering, your injuries could be long-lasting or even lead to a permanent disability that makes it impossible for you to work. This is especially true if you suffer from nerve damage.

How dangerous are truck rollovers?

Seeing large commercial trucks driving through Alaskan highways is so commonplace that you may not consider the potential dangers of sharing the road with them. However, there are numerous hazards associated with big rigs, including multi-vehicle accidents on slippery roads, collisions caused by distracted or intoxicated truck drivers, tire blowouts and rollover accidents.

3 common types of rafting injuries

One of the most fun things to do in Alaska is going on a whitewater rafting trip. This recreational activity is often exhilarating and heart-pounding. While it may make for an enjoyable adventure, it can also be dangerous.

3 top causes of small plane crashes in Alaska

Alaska is a great place to go flightseeing. You may take a ride on a seaplane or bush-plane to enjoy the breathtaking views of Anchorage and beyond. While taking an air tour of Alaska may be an exhilarating and unforgettable experience, it may also be dangerous.

The sad case of the Destination

On Feb. 9, 2017, the Destination, a 110-foot-long crabbing boat, pulled up anchor in Dutch Harbor, Alaska, and headed out into the Bering Sea. Neither it nor its six passengers were ever seen again. As reported by the Anchorage Daily News, David Wilson, president of the corporation who owned the boat, received a call from the U.S. Coast Guard on February 11, informing him that it found the Destination’s emergency locator beacon about three miles northwest of St. George Island

The importance of getting whiplash checked out by a doctor

You might think you are fine after a minor car accident, even if you feel a little sore for a few days. Whiplash is not a big deal compared to what you might have gone through, you think. While you may be correct that you could have suffered much worse, we at the Law Offices of Michael J. Schneider, A Professional Corporation, also understand the potential severity of whiplash injuries that Alaskans may suffer.

Can I sue for the wrongful death of my unborn child?

If you are an Alaska woman who was injured in an auto accident that also killed your unborn child, you undoubtedly are going through one of the worst periods of your life. In addition to your own pain and suffering as you recover from your injuries, you also must deal with your immense grief at the loss of the baby whose birth you were so joyfully anticipating.

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