Alaska Statutes.
Title 9. Code of Civil Procedure
Chapter 60. Costs and Attorney Fees; Settlements
Section 80. Contingent Fee Agreements.
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AS 09.60.080. Contingent Fee Agreements.

If an attorney contracts for or collects a contingency fee in connection with an action for personal injury, death, or property damage and the damages awarded by a court or jury include an award of punitive damages, the contingent fee due the attorney shall be calculated before that portion of punitive damages due the state under AS 09.17.020 (j) has been deducted from the total award of damages.


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