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We’ve all seen the television commercials or heard the radio ads where an attorney (or an actor playing an attorney) says “we don’t get paid until you get paid”.  What does that mean?  When you hire Pentlarge Law Group to represent you for your personal injury claim, you enter into a written contingency fee agreement...

Alaska is a mandatory Automobile Liability Insurance state.  This means that the owner or operator of every car must have a motor vehicle liability policy that complies with Alaska law.  (The Alaska Motor Vehicle Safety Responsibility Act.)  The minimum liability insurance required under Alaska law is $50,000.00 per person/$100,000.00 per accident for bodily injury and...

Everyone enjoys the convenience of keyless ignition systems. More than 50% of new cars sold today have them. Unfortunately, as convenient as they are, they also create new and serious risks, particularly in a northern climate like Anchorage where we are more prone to leaving our vehicle running to warm it up or keep it...

If you have been hurt in an accident you are probably going through a tough time. You are dealing with injuries. You are attending appointments with your doctors. You may be losing work. You may be having trouble paying bills. You probably are being contacted by insurance companies to discuss your case. Lawyers may be...

Accidental slips, trips, and falls are a big problem in Alaska. In fact, 8,991 Alaskans went to the hospital in 2012 owing to these injuries. What can state officials and residents do to improve these numbers and keep people safe? Personal injury attorneys share their best tips to prevent serious harm and injuries from falling....

The world is a scary and dangerous place. Just look at Australia, which is full of terrifying apex predators. Or, better yet, take a look at the fast food industry. Here are a few of the wildest personal injury claims ever filed against our favorite eateries. Warning: Hot Coffee Is Hot. One of the most...

One of the most common personal injury claims in Alaska is an automobile accident injury. In 2009, there were 261 traffic crashes per 100 million vehicle miles traveled in Alaska alone, leading to 34,552 people being involved in automobile accidents, 5,330 of whom were injured, and another 64 of whom died. Though many of these...

Driving is a dangerous activity regardless of where you are -- but the perils of driving increase exponentially when you're in Alaska. And now that the fall season is in full swing and winter is creeping ever closer, Alaskans are preparing for dark commutes to work on ice-covered roads. Even small news sources are urging...

In 2009, traffic accidents injured 5,330 and killed 64 Alaskans. A sizable percentage of those injured and/or killed were pedestrians. Throughout the United States, 4,280 pedestrians were killed and an estimated 70,000 were injured the following year (2010) as a result of either one of both parties being negligent of pedestrian laws.

Unintentional injury is the third leading cause of death in the state of Alaska, and often those who are involved in a drunk driving accident do not intentionally mean to harm or injure the victims involved, which is why a DUI defense attorney is needed.