Abstract

In contribution to the series on economic damages in personal injury and wrongful death cases by state, this article presents the legal framework for calculating economic damages in civil litigation in the State of Alaska. Areas of discussion include the court system in Alaska, the requirements for an economic expert in the discovery process, earnings calculations and the related deductions in personal injury and wrongful death matters. In addition, non-economic damages are briefly addressed, as are subsistence activities and the Permanent Fund Dividend.

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