Although Daniel does his best to help his clients resolve their disputes outside of court, that is not always possible. Sometimes trial is necessary, and sometimes even appeal. Those cases Daniel has litigated that included appeal and received reported opinions include:

  • Alaska Interstate Construction, LLC v. Pacific Diversified Investments, Inc., 279 P3d 1156 (Alaska 2012).  Claims included breach of contract, breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing, unfair trade practices, fraud, breach of fiduciary duties, and anti-trust.  The jury returned a verdict finding Pacific Diversified Investments, Inc., and its owner committed $7.3 million dollars in fraud and unfair trade practices while acting as part owner and manager of Alaska Interstate Construction, LLC.
  • Phillip D. Casciola v. F.S. Air Service, Inc., 120 P.3d 1059 (Alaska 2005).  Claims included breach of contract, breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing, fraud, and unfair trade practices.  The court upheld a large punitive damage award in a breach of contract and fraud action to punish intentional torts motivated by financial gain.
  • Therchik v. Grant Aviation, Inc., 74 P.3d 191 (Alaska 2003).  Claims involved failure of an insurance company to comply with Alaska’s Insurance regulations when drafting policy endorsements restricting coverage.