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Driver awarded $375K for crash with Anchorage patrol car

...Anchorage jury, however, rejected Melvin Rush's claim for $2.5 million in punitive damages. Rush's attorney, Jim Valcarce, told the Anchorage Daily News that the claim was justified because veteran Officer Michael Wisel was distracted as...
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Yu'piks win case on subsistence losses one was seriously injured. ``We conceded from day one that there were no broken bones, . . .'' said attorney Jim Valcarce, who represented five of the women. Rather, the case was about how the accident had interfered with the hard work...
Bishop apologizes for priest's advances

...woman that appeared in a local Internet forum. Hargreaves is widely revered, and even the woman's lawyer in Bethel, Jim Valcarce, called him a "wonderful priest" who inappropriately touched the woman. Valcarce said the woman is satisfied with...
Case raises questions about rural airport safety

...pilots and their passengers. "The state of Alaska just does not care about Bush Alaska," said Miller's attorney, Jim Valcarce of Bethel. "The sense I get is that 'you ought be thankful we've even given you an airport.' " Miller had been...
Abuse allegations increase in Bethel

...molestation cases the injury, in most cases, is not the physical, it's the psychological implications," said attorney Jim Valcarce. "This type of abuse causes long-term psychological, spiritual and personal problems in the victims." The incidents...


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