I am a lifelong Alaskan, married for 38 years and have 2 adult children. I grew up in Southeast Alaska where I worked as a fisherman and logger before becoming a lawyer. These... more
I am a lifelong Alaskan, married for 38 years and have 2 adult children. I grew up in Southeast Alaska where I worked as a fisherman and logger before becoming a lawyer. These experiences help me understand the very real problems my clients face regularly. Over the last 36 years, I have handled cases all over Alaska and represented clients before the state District Courts, state Superior C... view profile
A personal injury lawyer works with clients who have suffered a physical or emotional injury, usually by accident or mistake. They cover cases such as car accidents, botched surgery, and harassment. Personal injury attorneys know how the insurance claim process works, they know what evidence to gather, and they know how to calculate and present a claim for damages. Many personal injury attorneys take cases on a contingency basis, which means they receive an agreed-upon percentage of the payment you receive, also called the personal injury settlement. If you don't recover any money, they don't get paid their fee. Personal injury lawyers also know how to defend you if someone thinks an injury is your fault.