The following is a summary of some of the results
of Winner & Associates:
A jury verdict of $8.6 million
(which included $5 million in punitive damages) for a girl
who was hit on the head by a falling school cafeteria folding
table, resulting in post-concussion brain damage and a likely
life-long seizure disorder. The jury found that the table
was defectively designed, and that the manufacturer knowingly
sent out a dangerous product.
A $700,000 settlement in a highly-publicized
case on behalf of a woman with moderate brain injuries and
post-traumatic stress syndrome resulting from delay in response
to her emergency 911 call.
A settlement for $4.5 million in a class-action lawsuit
on behalf of the residents of an Alaska Native village whose
water system was contaminated by the local school district.
A settlement for over $1 million for
the children of a decedent in litigation involving a will
contest where they claimed undue influence. Following this,
a judgment of $500,000 in a malpractice suit against the
attorney responsible for drafting this will.
A settlement for $750,000 for an elderly woman with dementia
who was neglected and mistreated by an Anchorage nursing home.
A settlement of $780,000 for the estates
of three inmates killed while being transported in a Department
of Corrections van.
The firm has successfully represented many other injured
plaintiffs with different types of injuries, negotiating settlements
in the range of $500,000 to $1 million.
In each of the above cases, Winner & Associates worked
as co-counsel with the referring attorneys, frequently Angstman
Law Office. In
- Winner & Associates represented an Alaska Native
corporation before the Federal District Court for the District
of Alaska and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, securing conveyance
to it of 10,000 acres of its shareholders' ancestral lands
under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.
The firm successfully represented the University of Alaska
in securing title to tens of thousands of acres of land across
Alaska to help fulfill its land entitlement under federal and
The firm successfully represented the
University of Alaska in litigation over the conveyance to
it of timber harvesting rights in the Alaska Gulf Coast.
firm represented an Alaska Native non-profit health organization,
headquartered in Anchorage, in the successful negotiation
of the Alaska Tribal Health Compact, helping to secure
long-term funding from Congress for Native health care in
Winner & Associates, P.C.
900 West Fifth Avenue
Anchorage, Alaska (AK) 99501
Telephone: (907) 277-9522