Find answers to your questions about Alaska's laws concerning criminal defense and personal injury claims from an Alaska personal injury and criminal lawyer with over 25 years of experience in the courtroom. Attorney Eric Derleth was born and raised in Soldotna, Alaska. He has helped thousands of legal clients get the justice they deserve, either in criminal or civil court, throughout our State.  Eric has devoted his life to fighting the big insurance companies and government overreach. He has law firm offices near you representing those charged with crimes and those hurt by the negligence of others in Anchorage and Soldotna. Eric does represent clients statewide throughout Alaska in Anchorage, Soldotna, and the Kenai Pamer/Wasilla areas.

How Are Lost Wages Determined in a Personal Injury Case?

How Are Lost Wages Determined in a Personal Injury Case?

Being the victim of an accident caused by someone else’s negligence can take a significant toll on your life and livelihood. Not only might you be suffering physical and emotional pain due to your injuries, but you also may also incur substantial f… Read More
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Suing for a Slip and Fall Caused by a Hazardous Condition.

Suing for a Slip and Fall Caused by a Hazardous Condition

Slip and falls are some of the most common accidents, and they can arise when you least expect them to happen. They can occur nearly anywhere, including hotels, office buildings, restaurants, bars, retail stores, swimming pools, or even in icy parkin… Read More
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What are punitive damages in a personal injury case.

What are Punitive Damages in a Personal Injury Case?

Many accidents are caused by negligence, carelessness, or recklessness due to another’s failure to take reasonable precautions. If you were injured by the wrongful conduct of someone else, you may be entitled to file a personal injury action agains… Read More
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Traumatic Brain Injuries Caused by Negligence

Whether you’ve suffered a blow to the head in a car crash, slip and fall incident, or another type of accident, traumatic brain injuries can be debilitating and life-changing. Not only can these types of injuries result in physical, cognitive, and… Read More
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Common Types of Nursing Home Injuries

When you place your loved one in a nursing home or assisted living facility, you expect that they will have the best possible care. Unfortunately, there are many types of injuries that can occur in nursing homes — and many arise from neglect. While… Read More
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What are the dog bite laws in Alaska?

What Are the Dog Bite Laws in Alaska?

Most dogs make friendly family pets and wonderful companions. But every so often, a dog may unexpectedly lash out and attack a person if it feels threatened or has not been trained properly. When a dog bite occurs, it can leave a victim with serious… Read More
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Common Personal Injury Terms to Know

Whether you were hurt in a motor vehicle collision, slip and fall, pedestrian knockdown, bicycle crash, or any other type of accident, you are likely feeling scared and stressed — and you may be overwhelmed by the prospect of filing a lawsuit. Howe… Read More
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Should I Settle My Personal Injury Case?

Whether you were injured in a car crash, truck wreck, slip and fall, or any other type of accident, you might be wondering, “should I settle my personal injury case?” Deciding whether you should settle with the insurance company or go to trial ca… Read More
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How to Protect Your Legal Rights After a Truck Accident in Alaska

Large commercial trucks are commonly seen on Alaska’s highways — and unfortunately, accidents involving them happen all too often. If you’ve been injured in an accident with an 18-wheeler, a tractor-trailer, a tanker, or another commercial truc… Read More
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Overcoming The Defenses to Car Accident Liability in Alaska

If you suffered injuries in a car accident in Alaska, recovering compensation for your economic and non-economic losses requires a showing of negligence. In other words, you must establish that someone else should be held liable for the accident due… Read More
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