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The firm's litigation experience in pursuing Alaska cases, cases throughout the United States, and internationally, includes extensive nationwide research, investigation and discovery. Mr. Weidner uses his training as an engineer from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to utilize experts for his clients and to address the scientific issues in a case as well as confronting adverse parties' experts and scientific issues. Additionally, we work through the International Hague Convention to effect service on and seek discovery from foreign defendants. This includes litigation involving defendants from Sweden, Germany and Japan, and depositions in Sweden and Japan via interpreters. Mr. Weidner was class counsel for hundreds of commercial fisherman in the Bristol Bay price fixing anti-trust litigation and settlements were reached for tens of millions of dollars.
The firm is well known in the State of Alaska and throughout the Pacific Northwest for trial work, jury and appellate work, including representation of severely injured plaintiffs and/or the estate and survivors of the deceased in wrongful death actions, and has served as lead counsel in cases that have resulted in verdicts and/or settlements for multiples of millions of dollars and appropriate confidential settlements to protect its clients' interests.
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