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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Alaska on

Q: if i settle claim with third party am i able to file claim with my own auto insurance - under insured with in the statu

this is regarding a bike accident happened in april 24th 2016. i was not at fault. the total sum of past and future economic damage is greater than 50000. the third party agreed to settle the policy limit which is 50000. i am planning to approach my own auto insurance company to get support for my... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Mar 22, 2018

You usually need the consent to settle from the underinsured carrier. May be more than one if someone in your household also has it, depending on your state's law and the contracts. Note that in some states you have to repay liens out of the settlement, so if you are d.i.y'ing it be sure you know... Read more »

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Q: Can I request additional money for a change in quality of life? There are many things I can no longer do

I've had 2 knee surgeries and preparing a counter offer

Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 16, 2016

Yes, but you should be talking to your lawyer. This sounds significant enough that if you d.i.y. you could have issues with subrogation liens etc. Contact a member of the Alaska Trial Lawyers Assn/Assn for Justice--they give free consults.

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Q: If you have settled a case against a state for personal injury, but years down the road the injury becomes more

significant, can you ask for more to help cover costs for medical?

Adam Studnicki answered on Feb 16, 2016

Usually the release is broad enough to prevent this, but ask a local lawyer to review and advise.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Personal Injury for Alaska on

Q: Can I file for an Alienation of Affection lawsuit in Alaska?

Due to malicious acts through a third party I feel as though my wife has fallen out of love with me.

Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Nov 4, 2015

You can file anything, but you are extremely unlikely to prevail on such a lawsuit.

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Q: I'm looking for case law with police, and excessive force. Thank you

With false police report. Officer shows up and assaults a innocent person because of a false police report.

Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Aug 10, 2015

Why exactly do you believe you need case law? Have you filed a lawsuit?

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Alaska on

Q: Who attends a subpoena? The Witness/Vitctim and the Guilty or just the witness/Victim?

Adam Studnicki answered on Jul 14, 2015

I'm not sure I understand the question. A subpoena is a court order and should be followed by the person for whom it is meant.

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