Tourism Accidents


Serving visitors throughout alaska

Weidner & Associates, a distinguished law firm based in Anchorage, Alaska, specializing in Travel and Tourism Accidents throughout the state. With our extensive expertise in this practice area, we have earned a reputation as the go-to experts for individuals who have experienced accidents while visiting Alaska. Whether you were involved in an accident during an adventurous excursion or suffered injuries on a guided tour, our skilled attorneys are here to provide dedicated legal representation and help you navigate the complexities of your case.

Why Choose Weidner & Associates? 

At Weidner & Associates, we understand the unique challenges and legal complexities that arise in Travel and Tourism Accidents. Our team of experienced attorneys is committed to advocating for the rights of visitors to Alaska who have suffered injuries due to the negligence or recklessness of others. We have a track record of success in achieving favorable outcomes for our clients and ensuring they receive the compensation they deserve.

Each year, Alaska attracts a significant number of visitors who come to experience its breathtaking landscapes, diverse wildlife, and thrilling adventures. According to recent statistics, as of the latest available data (as of our last update in September 2021), Alaska witnesses a notable number of accidents annually related to travel and tourism activities:

  • Adventure Tours and Excursions: Alaska offers a wide range of exhilarating adventure tours, such as glacier hiking, dog sledding, and helicopter sightseeing. While these experiences provide unforgettable memories, they also carry inherent risks, and accidents can occur.
  • Wildlife Tours and Viewing: The state's abundant wildlife, including bears, moose, and whales, attracts tourists eager for wildlife tours and viewing opportunities. Unfortunately, these encounters can sometimes lead to unexpected accidents.
  • Boating and Cruise Ship Incidents: With Alaska's extensive coastline and numerous water bodies, boating accidents, including incidents involving cruise ships, have been reported.
  • Aviation Accidents: Alaska's vast and remote regions rely heavily on aviation for transportation. Helicopter and small plane crashes have been documented over the years.
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents: Visitors who rent cars or use rideshare services can be involved in motor vehicle accidents, especially on unfamiliar roads.

Specific Tours and Excursions in Alaska: 

Some of the most popular tours and excursions in Alaska that can lead to accidents include:

  • Helicopter Tours: Offering breathtaking aerial views of glaciers and mountains, but sometimes involving tragic crashes.
  • Glacier Hiking and Ice Climbing: Providing unique experiences but carrying risks of slips, falls, and ice-related injuries.
  • Wildlife Viewing Tours: Allowing tourists to observe wildlife in their natural habitats, but occasionally resulting in dangerous encounters.
  • Dog Sledding Adventures: An exciting way to experience Alaska's winter wonderland, but accidents can happen during sledding and while interacting with the sled dogs.

How We Can Help: If you or a loved one has suffered injuries during a travel or tourism-related accident in Alaska, our compassionate and skilled attorneys are here to guide you through the legal process. We will conduct a thorough investigation, gather evidence, and work with experts to determine liability and pursue fair compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, pain, and suffering.

Don't let a travel or tourism accident disrupt your life and memories of Alaska. Contact Us Today! Call us at (907) 276-1200 or contact us online to schedule a consultation.. We will assess your case, explain your rights, and chart the best course of action to seek the justice and compensation you deserve. Remember, time may be limited to file a claim, so act now to protect your rights.


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