After a serious accident, innocent victims can face severe physical injury and financial damages that they do not deserve to pay. Anyone who has been injured because of another person’s negligence deserves to hold the liable party responsible for their damages by filing a personal injury claim. In order to have the highest chance of success, however, the victim must retain an excellent Alaska personal injury lawyer with the skill to recover their damages. Speak with an attorney from our firm right away if you have been in an accident. We have practiced extensively in personal injury and have a history of success.
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Johnson & Combs, PC is prepared to fight tirelessly for the full compensation that you deserve. Our attorneys – Douglas E. Johnson and Janella K. Combs can provide the understanding counsel and support that you need. We have recovered more than $10 million for clients’ cases over the years, so you can have confidence in our ability to achieve results. Call today or fill out our free case evaluation form to set up your complimentary consultation with an attorney. We are skilled in all types of personal injury cases, including those listed below.
Personal Injury Cases We Handle
Alaska is highly dependent on local aviation for transportation and commerce. Due to the high air traffic rate and the rough nature of the weather and terrain, aviation accidents are relatively common. If you have been injured in a plane accident, our firm can help you file for fair compensation.
There are numerous harbors and lakes in Alaska that are popular for fishing, commerce, and recreation. Boating accidents can result in serious injuries or wrongful death, so do not hesitate to speak with an attorney if you’ve suffered serious injury in a boating accident. Our firm can recover your damages.
One of the most serious injuries a person can experience is a brain injury. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can have a lasting impact on a person’s memory and mental capacity. Make sure you hire an experienced lawyer to fight for fair compensation for all current and ongoing damages.
If you have been seriously burned in an accident, the consequences can be severe. Burns can become infected and can permanently damage a victim’s sensory capabilities, mobility, and self-esteem. These injuries can even be life-threatening if deep enough, so speak with an attorney right away.
Auto accidents are the leading cause of personal injury in the nation. Injuries can range from bruises and whiplash to back injuries and brain injuries. Whether you have been rear-ended or have been hit in a side-on or head-on collision, our lawyers can fight tirelessly for the compensation you deserve.
Some injuries can have a lasting or permanent effect on a person’s life. Common examples include broken bones, severe burns, brain injuries, and spinal cord injuries. All of these can result in permanent damage or impairment and deserve extensive compensation from the liable party.
Many injuries are caused by defective products sold to consumers. If you were injured by a faulty product, you could hold the manufacturer or retailer responsible by filing a product liability claim. You will need to establish liability and should therefore hire a skilled attorney to handle your case.
Negligent pet owners who fail to train or confine their animals can be held liable for any damages that their pets cause. Dog bites can cause serious infection and lasting scars. These damages should be fully covered by the liable pet owner.
Drunk Driving Injuries
The dangers of drinking and driving are widely known. Anyone who causes an accident by driving while drunk should compensate any injured victims for their damages. Such accidents usually result in serious injury and even fatalities. Get immediate legal counsel if you’ve been injured by a drunk river.
When a doctor, nurse, surgeon, or other medical professional is negligent, their patient could suffer additional injury or illness. If you have been injured due to medical malpractice, you will need an aggressive attorney to help you file a claim and win against the other party.
Motorcyclists often suffer catastrophic injuries in accidents, since they have much less protection than other motorists. Hire a skilled attorney right away if you’ve been in a motorcycle accident. You will need to establish liability so that you can recover full compensation for your injuries and other damages.
Have you been injured in a slip and fall accident, an animal attack, or a crime resulting from negligent security? All of these and other accidents occurring on another person’s property could be eligible for compensation through a premises liability claim.
As a seaman injured on the job, you may be able to obtain compensation for your damages by filing a claim under the Jones Act. This Act protects seamen and other maritime workers’ rights to compensation after an accident that occurs while at sea or in harbor.
Alaska can be a dangerous state for commercial trucking. If you’ve been in an accident as a result of a negligent truck driver or trucking company, be sure to hire a lawyer with the experience and aggression to take them on and recover the compensation you deserve.
When the owner of a boat, ship, or other vessel fails to take adequate measures to ensure that the vessel is seaworthy before setting out, they can be held liable for any injuries and other damages that occur in a resulting accident. Our firm can help you file a successful claim for unseaworthiness.
When a person loses their life in an accident caused by someone else, it is known as wrongful death. Their surviving family and dependents may file a wrongful death claim to receive compensation for any damages that result, both financial and emotional in nature.
Other Practice Areas
Johnson & Combs, PC has over 40 years of collective experience in combined legal areas. We handle personal injury claims as well as probate. If you are in need of knowledgeable counsel and aggressive representation during the probate process, contact us today!
Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer in Alaska
Schedule your initial consultation with our firm today to learn exactly what we can do to recover your damages after an accident. Your initial case evaluation is absolutely free and we will travel anywhere in the state – by plane, boat, snow machine, or dog sled, if need be – to meet with you and determine what steps you need to take to obtain fair compensation. We are strong advocates for justice and will skillfully study and build your case to be more prepared than the defendant and therefore win your case.
Contact our firm as soon as possible to get started! Our lawyers have more than 40 years of combined legal experience and have recovered more than $10 million for cases over the years. The sooner you speak with a lawyer from Johnson & Combs, PC, the sooner you will find the experienced and capable attorney who can handle your claim. Consult a lawyer from our firm today!