Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Ruth Botstein , Assistant Attorney General, Anchorage, Janell M. Hafner , Assistant Attorney General, and Michael C. Geraghty , Attorney General, Juneau, for Appellant.
Michael C. Kramer , Kramer and Associates, Fairbanks, for Appellees Alecia and Shayna Mullins.
Before: FABE, Chief Justice, WINFREE, STOWERS, MAASSEN, and BOLGER, Justices.
Supreme Court of Alaska.
Two sisters reported that they were abused by their grandparents while they were entrusted to the legal custody of the Office of Children's Services (OCS). The sisters sued OCS, and a jury awarded them substantial damages, concluding that OCS was responsible for 95% of their damages and that their grandparents were not responsible for any of their damages. On appeal, OCS argues that this verdict should...
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