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Alaska’s Stirling Highway Crash – Marshall Claims & Remember the SOL

52-year-old Richard Price of Michigan was killed, and his passenger/wife 58-year-old Diana Price was badly injured in a Sterling Highway Alaska car crash. It appears that an on-coming driver,…

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The Statute of Limitations For Auto Wrecks is Two Years

We are constantly called by folks who have been in car crashes. The most important piece of advice we give them is to get better: Keep you focus on getting better. Only then should you worry…

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U/UIM Insurance – It’s Personal

Uninsured and Underinsured (U/UIM) insurance is the coverage many of my clients depend on when tragedy strikes. Yet it should not take tragedy to make good people realize the potential benefits of…

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Alaskan Snowmachiners Must Follow The Law

A number of folks have asked me lately what legal rules apply to snowmobile drivers? Undoubtedly, the question arises because Alaska has suffered through more than its share of snowmobile accidents…

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Slippery Roads Are No Excuse – Bridges Are Still Supposed To Be Safe

The Fairbanks Daily Newsminer reports that 43 year old Peter Fine was injured when his southbound, 1998 Toyota 4Runner slid off the Parks Highway. The accident occurred at approximately 5 p.m. after…

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Moosemania on Alaska Roads

Moosemania on Alaska Roads
Got moose insurance? More and more moose related motor vehicle accidents are hitting the headlines here in Alaska lately. Unfortunately, insurance companies sometimes try…

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Driver’s Exam Practice Test 03 – Rules of the Road

Rules of the Road – it’s an important topic, and the subject of this segment in the Merdes & Merdes continuing series of mini-practice tests for folks preparing to take their written…

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Driver’s Exam Practice Test 02 – Impaired Driving Category

More good news for folks preparing to take their written driver’s exam. Here is another mini-practice test to help you prepare. These tests are designed to provide safe driving tips as…

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Driver’s Exam Practice Test 01– Impaired Driving Category

Preparing to take your written driver’s exam? Good news. Here is a mini-practice test to help you prepare. It is one in a series of tests designed to provide safe driving tips as well as…

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Slip-sliding into the New Year

Slip-sliding into the New Year

Every year during the holiday season, we at Merdes & Merdes, P.C., record a holiday voice mail that starts something like, “Happy holidays from the Law…