Alaska Supreme Court
Trombley v. Starr-Wood Cardiac Group P.C., et al., S-8780Expert testimony in medical malpractice claims; loss of consortium.
C.P., et al. v. Allstate Ins. and Norton, S-8606 Insurance company’s duty to defend, and adjuster’s liability for negligent interference with policyholders’ defense.
Whitesides v. State, Department of Public Safety, S-8431Whitesides contests DMV’s revocation of his driver’s license for refusal to submit to breath test, arguing that he cured refusal.
Pierce v. Catalina Yachts, S-8394/8403 Was Catalina Yachts prevailing party at trial; did trial court properly calculate attorney’s fees; and was Catalina liable for consequential damages?
Snook v. Bowers, S-8463/8464/8633 Appeal of ruling that Bowerses are sole owners of property originally owned by native corporation and then conveyed to heirs of James Snook.
International Investors, Inc. v. Business Park Fund,et al. S-8648 Can partnership creditors hold limited partners directly liable for debts assumed by the limited partnership, and if so, that is the extent of their liability?
Simon v. State and Quality Asphalt Paving, Inc. S-8801 Does state’s easement for highway purposes include right to use and dispose of sod and subsurface materials and lower highway elevation, without compensating landowner?
Savage Arms, Inc. v. Western Auto Supply, Inc. S-8611/S-8612/S-8721
Smithart v. State S-8358 Was Smithart denied a fair trial because he wasn’t allowed to present evidence and argument that another person committed the crime?
Long v. NANA Regional Corp. and Holland America Line S-8726 Does Washington law apply to contract between tour company and passenger, and can contract provide shorter period for bringing claim than allowed by state law?