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February 2007

Hoffman joins office staff

Erica Hoffman has joined Angstman Law Office as a receptionist. She is a graduate of Bethel High School, and a welcome addition to our staff.

Andy Angstman prepares for Iditarod

Andy Angstman leaves Feb 24th for Anchorage for the start of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race. It will be his first attempt at the race. Myron Angstman finished 25th in his rookie race in 1979. The race starts March 3rd in Anchorage. Follow it on, and vote for Andy in the rookie contest.

Recent victories for Angstman Law Office

Angstman Law Office was on the winning side of a recent Bethel jury verdict. Myron Angstman represented a Bethel police officer in a case concerning the use of a taser gun. The jury found that our client did not use excessive force, and awarded no damages. There have been several recent settlements. The most recent involved a car accident in Bethel, where our client received about $80,000 for his injuries. Another Bethel client received $200,000 for injuries suffered in a sexual assault, and a Teller girl received $75,000 for injuries suffered in a ski accident. Two airplane incidents resulted in recoveries as well. A crash in Wales and a runway incident in Kotzebue each produced a settlement for our clients of about $100,000. Finally, a playground accident in Manakotak resulted in a $200,000 settlement for a young girl who lost part of a finger in a fall.

Office News

In the office, Myron is preparing for his first ever jury trial in Anchorage, scheduled for April 9th. It’s a modest traffic accident case, where ALO represents two people who were injured. There are a few settlements to report for our clients. A Dillingham client has recovered about $115,000 for injuries suffered in an auto accident, and a Dillingham minor received $20,000 for injuries suffered in an assault. A Bethel woman settled her car accident claim for about $110,000, and a Chuathbaluk child received $12,500 for a playground accident. Finally, a Kwethluk man settled his claim for police negligence for $15,000


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