Pedestrian & Cyclist Injury Attorneys in Anchorage

When the winter weather abates, many of us flock outdoors. Pedestrians, cyclists and motorists alike all take to Alaskan streets.

But if you have been injured as a pedestrian or as a cyclist in a motor vehicle accident, you need legal representation on your side.

Pedestrian v. Motor Vehicle Accident

From crossing the street downtown to jogging in your own neighborhood, pedestrian accidents can and do happen in Alaska. Whether caused by distracted or other negligent driving, walkers, runners and other pedestrians  often suffer serious physical injuries as a consequence of these accidents. Indeed, according to the Center of Disease Control, in 2015 over 5,000 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents in the United States. The CDC reported that, during that same year almost 129,000 pedestrians were treated in emergency rooms for non-fatal crash-related injuries.

The Anchorage personal injury attorneys at Power & Power law can help if you or your loved one was injured as a pedestrian. Alaska law gives broad protections to pedestrians, and we can help you access justice to get the compensation you deserve. Contact our office today to see how we can help.

Cyclist v. Motor Vehicle Accident

When a bicycle accident is caused by distracted or negligent driving, if not fatal a cyclist can be left with catastrophic injuries including brain and spinal injuries. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration records a fatal injury to a bicyclist every six hours nationwide. Many of these tragic accidents could have easily been avoided.

Bicycle crashes and cyclist injuries can be caused by drunk driving, distracted driving, a driver’s failure to yield to the bicyclist. The injury to the cyclist can be devastating and result in medical bills, lost wages, lost earning capacity, pain and suffering, and emotional distress.

Alaska personal injury lawyers at Power & Power Law can help if you have been injured as a cyclist. Contact us today for a free consultation.