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Report Shows Drinking Age Law Cuts Car Accidents but Increases Underage Drinking

Thirty years ago last month then President Ronald Reagan signed the National Minimum Drinking Age Act into law. While it is up to each state to determine what the drinking age for the state will be, the National Minimum Drinking

Posted in Car Accidents

Mark S. Davis Named 2014 Distinguished Law Alumni by Washington University Law School

Honolulu lawyer Mark S. Davis was named 2014 distinguished law alumni by his alma mater, Washington University Law School in St. Louis.  The law school stated:  “the distinguished law alumni awards honor alumni who have obtained distinction in their professional

Posted in In The News, Personal Injury

Child’s Dentist May Be Found Guilty of Wrongful Death

When we go to a dentist for a painful tooth or we take our children, we expect a certain level of care. Such was the case for the parents of three year old Hawaii toddler. At a local dental clinic

Posted in Medical Malpractice

Are You at Risk of Losing Your Job over Medical Marijuana Use?

During the last few years, there have been a number of legal changes that affect the work environment. The Equality Act, enacted in 2010, is one of the changes that you should be aware of because it may apply to

Posted in Employment Law

Inadequate Security and Premises Liability Laws

While most people automatically associated premise liability with slip and fall accidents, there are a number of other personal injuries that occur as a result of negligence on the part of a tenant or a property owner. Everyone has a

Posted in Premises Liability

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Settled for Teen Kayaker on Adventure Tour

Davis Levin Livingston announced today that a successful settlement was reached late Monday night in San Francisco in the wrongful death lawsuit brought by the parents of 15 year old Tyler Madoff, who disappeared after receding waves dragged Tyler out

Posted in In The News, Wrongful Death

Oahu Child Burned While Welcoming in the New Year

Welcoming in the New Year should be a time of joyous celebration. Unfortunately, it is also a common time for injuries. For example, on New Year’s Eve this year a 5-year-old boy from Windward Oahu was injured in a fireworks-related

Posted in Personal Injury

Fatal Moped Crash Shuts Down Kalanianaole Highway

Thanks to Hawaii’s picturesque landscape and ideal temperatures, riding mopeds has become a popular tourist attraction. Unfortunately, for one tourist, his joyride didn’t end pleasantly. What happened? According to the Honolulu Police, the June incident occurred around noon. Lt. Robert

Posted in Car Accidents

2014 Off to a Bad Start to For Pedestrian Safety in Hawai’i

The New Year has gotten off to a tragic start for the families of two different pedestrians in Honolulu, both of who were struck and killed in separate accidents only three days into the New Year. One incident may have

Posted in Pedestrian Accidents

Were May’s Hawaii Chicken Products Recalled Fast Enough?

A local Hawai’i food producer, May’s Hawaii, recently recalled around 3,600 pounds of raw chicken products due to fear of contamination. While there have yet to be any reported health issues related to consumption of the chicken, the recall and

Posted in Personal Injury