Alaska Civil Litigation Attorneys
Insurance Defense From Skilled Insurance Defense and General Civil Litigation Attorneys
Guess & Rudd is dedicated to filling the needs of litigation clients — including insurance companies and the individuals and businesses they serve — defending them against claims of personal injury, property damage, and many other types of civil liability claims. We have a proven and extensive record of success in trial and on appeal in a great variety of cases and claims throughout Alaska and, while we are adept negotiators, we are proud of our ability to protect our clients’ interests and rights at trial. Not all defense attorneys are comfortable, or sufficiently talented, at taking cases to trial. We are.
Our trial lawyers have in-depth knowledge of the complexities of state and federal jurisdictions in Alaska and are skilled in determining the settlement value of many different types of claims. We have the resources necessary to handle these claims appropriately, and our focus is on reducing the economic impact of litigation on the clients we serve.
With a history spanning five decades, Guess & Rudd lawyers have successfully tried cases in state and federal courts throughout Alaska, and have prosecuted or defended hundreds of appeals to the Alaska Supreme Court and the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
In addition to its handling of general litigation matters, Guess & Rudd focuses its litigation practice on the following areas:
- Insurance bad faith and extra-contractual liability
- Insurance defense
- Automobile and aircraft accident litigation
- Uninsured and underinsured motorist claims
- Dram shop liability
- Product liability
- Employment law
- Professional malpractice claims
- Construction contract disputes
- Lender liability and other banking claims
- Commercial law claims, and
- Natural resource and environmental litigation