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Is the settlement from a wrongful death settlement taxable?

Are Wrongful Death Settlements Taxable by the IRS?

If you have lost a loved one and you are considering a wrongful death claim, it is common to wonder if you will get hit with a massive bill from

10 Hazards Faced by Shipyard Workers Part 1

10 Hazards for Shipyard Workers Part 2

Today we’re going to continue our two-part series on the safety concerns shipyard workers face. If you missed the first blog, 10 Hazards Faced by Shipyard Workers, you can find

10 Hazards Faced by Shipyard Workers Part 2

10 Hazards Faced by Shipyard Workers Part 1

The marine field has long been a staple of our Alaskan economy, and shipyard workers are a major part of this growing industry. We appreciate the hard work and long

Defective Products can result in Wrongful Death Cases

Defective Products can Result in Wrongful Death Cases

Every day we use a wide variety of products and trust the manufacturers’ guarantee that their products are safe and will not cause injuries or fatalities. Sadly there are times when

Rain and Cold Weather Safety Tips for Alaska Longshoremen

Top Rain & Snow Safety Tips for Alaska Longshoremen

Working as a longshoreman at any one of Alaska’s many ports is a hazardous career especially during periods of intense rain or snow. As a longshoreman, you’re working around not

Maritime Wrongful Death Suits. What are they?

Maritime Law and Wrongful Death. How Does it Work?

Alaska has some of the most dangerous waters in the world for seaman, and sometimes the unthinkable happens. If a death occurs at sea due to the negligence of another

Winter Flying Safety Tips for Anchorage Piolets

3 Winter Small Plane Safety Tips in Anchorage

As most of us know who live here in Anchorage, about 90% of our state is not accessible by road. Compared to the lower 48, we have six times as

Winter flying safety tips in Anchorage, Alaska

Winter Small Plane Safety in Anchorage

While flying in a small plane in Alaska at any time of year is an exhilarating experience, winter trips take on an extra level of peril. When taking to the skies

maritime law protects Alaska fishermen

Maritime Law Protects More than Just Fishermen

The laws protecting those that work on the water are complex and challenging to navigate. For the most part, courts now use maritime and admiralty law interchangeably, but initially, admiralty

Commercial fisherman. Workman's comp for Alaskan Commercial Fishermen

What is Alaska’s Fishermen’s Fund?

Commercial fishing in Alaska can be on of the most rewarding and yet high-risk jobs you can get. If fact commercial fishing usually tops the charts as the most dangerous job