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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Alaska on
Q: I was arrested on May 23 2023 for a crime I didn't do I have videos proving my innocent

I have videos of the police trying to frame me by throwing drugs into my car and lied on police report where they arrested me I was followed 6 city blocks and was beaten badly...I now have TBI AND PTSD AND IMPULSIVE DISORDER AND PERMANENT NERVE DAMAGE IN MY LEFT HAND AND ANKLE because they tried... View More

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answered on Nov 12, 2023

In Alaska, if you were arrested and have evidence, like videos, that suggest police misconduct and prove your innocence, it's crucial to take immediate action.

First, secure the videos in a safe place and make copies. You should present this evidence to your attorney as soon as...
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1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Civil Rights and Personal Injury for Alaska on
Q: I have a 14 and a half year old American dog. The veteran neutered him without my permission. What can I do?
James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Oct 23, 2023

I'm truly sorry to hear about your situation. In general, veterinarians should obtain explicit consent before performing any medical procedures on a pet, including neutering. If they performed a procedure without the owner's permission, they may be liable for professional negligence or... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Alaska on
Q: In a personal liabilities and damages law suit are back tax records required to be given to defendant
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 25, 2023

An Alaska attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. If you have an attorney, this is something they should really advise on. In general, the relevance of the request could depend on the nature of your claim. Are you claiming lost wages? Are you self-employed - if... View More

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Q: In a personal liabilities and damages law suit are back tax records required to be given to defendant
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 25, 2023

Addendum - correction - A minute ago, I said that tax records should not be relevant if the basis of the claim is injury, disability, or pain and suffering. I apologize - if the claim is for disability, it is possible that tax records could be relevant, as evidence of a drop in income or revenues.... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Personal Injury and Adoption for Alaska on
Q: How do I get a probono lawyer in alaska or how do I go about obtaining one?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jan 8, 2023

An Alaska attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a starting point, here is a link to the Alaska Bar Association page - Pro Bono Legal Service Providers

https://alaskabar.org/for-lawyers/pro-bono/pro-bono-legal-service-providers/

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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Alaska on
Q: Is there a way to release myself from liability of my reaction if someone hits my car with my child inside?

If i place a bumper sticker on my vehicle that reads something along the lines of " by hitting my car while my child is inside, you agree to release me from any liability of my reaction" could I still get in trouble for losing my temper and hitting the offending driver if I'm not at... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Aug 30, 2023

Yes you would most likely still be charged with battery

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Consumer Law, Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Alaska on
Q: Our tribal corporation gets millions in federal dollars. They're going to bankrupt our private store that barely floats.

I live in a small native village in Alaska. Our native corporation gets millions of federal dollars that's supposed to help the locals. They built a big apartment complex to provide more housing for locals (which I loved at first), but they mostly rent to entities that bring in outsiders for... View More

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on May 20, 2023

What is your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Real Estate Law and Civil Rights for Alaska on
Q: Homeless disabled ward of state abused as free labor and sexual physical abuse often to trade for shelter a

I was evicted without opa or lawyer present . I was told I abandoned my apt and locked out n things thrown in dump . Opa aware I'm dying and trafficked but no help. How can I better advocate or get my funds to live . I'm disabled with speech impediment

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Mar 12, 2022

An Alaska attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks and your situation is a difficult and heartbreaking one. Under the posted categories, personal injury, real estate attorneys aren't going to know about this - the eviction issue is something for a... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation and Health Care Law for Alaska on
Q: Can I sue for improver covid isolation and obligated to return to work being covid positive? I'm not feelin well.

I work for a cannery in Alaska 16hrs shifts, they provide food and room. They hire us from out of state. I tested positive last month and this month again due to a roommate having covid. I have chest pain and can't return to work and I still have covid. tested positive three days ago. I... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Aug 29, 2021

This is something that an experienced workers' comp attorney should advise on, but your question remains open for two weeks. COVID has introduced new issues in the workers' comp sector, so it would be best for you to reach to an experienced attorney. Many law firms in this field offer... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Health Care Law for Alaska on
Q: can I sue a hospital for my daughter getting tourettes due to medication?

my daughter (15) got put on anti psychotics for sever anxiety and the doctors didn't tell us about a side effect that causes a tic disorder. the disorder commonly related to the medication she was put on only appears in elders who's gone through menopause and such things. we are thinking... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Dec 24, 2020

An Alaska attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your daughter's ordeal. This has the makings of a complex and difficult case, likely offering different avenues from which to assert OR defend the correlations you offer.

As a...
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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Alaska on
Q: My statue of limitation is running out on my personal injury case. Is there a form I can fill out to extend the statue?

I was diagnosed with uterine cancer after using Johnson and johnson talc powder all my life.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Aug 28, 2020

Time is of the essence in your situation. Although an attorney in your jurisdiction could advise best, it would be advisable for you to take action without further delay instead of awaiting a response to your post here. DO NOT count on the statute of limitations being extended in significant... View More

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... View More

Peter N. Munsing
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... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Alaska on
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
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.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Alaska on
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
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
Terrence H Thorgaard
answered on Nov 4, 2015

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

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Alaska on
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
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
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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