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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

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Michael K. Livingston, Esq. Inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers

Michael K. Livingston of Davis Levin Livingston in Honolulu, HI was recently inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL) at their Annual Meeting held February 22-26, 2014 in Kailua-Kona, HI The International Academy of Trial Lawyers limits membership

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Maui County Charged With 1st Amendment Violations by Davis Levin Livingston and ACLU Hawaii

Pastor Strat Goodhue and his wife, Doreen Goodhue, were unconstitutionally ordered to leave a Maui County public sidewalk where they were distributing religious literature. Maui County is again in federal court, accused of violating the free speech rights of a

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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

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State Pays 4.4 million to Autistic Children Denied Educational Services

Pricey Special Needs Lesson for State By Lusy Young-Oda, Honolulu Star Advertiser Years after removal of federal court oversight of Hawaii’s education of learning-disabled students, a landmark settlement this week highlights ongoing problems — and sends a strong reminder of

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Hospital Settles Suit Arising From Delay In Admitting Mother Who Was In Labor

/p> Malin v. United States of America, (D. Hawaii 1989). A mother who had an uncomplicated pregnancy arrived at a hospital in labor early in the morning. The reception room was crowded with other expectant mothers. The mothers were being

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Personal Injury: Lawyers’ Gift Will Fund Hawaii Kai Rehab Clinic

Personal Injury News Lawyers’ Gift Will Fund Hawaii Kai Rehab Clinic By Murry Engle Two lawyers, who represented clients in a traffic case in which a girl was killed and her brother seriously injured, have donated a total of $60,600

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Failure To Timely Diagnose Prostate Cancer, Wrongful death Verdict

Holthaus v. United States, U.S. District Court, D. Haw., No. 88-00074 Parker, 73, began to experience urinary problems and went to an Army medical center. He was examined by Polskin, a family practitioner. Polskin ordered tests of Parker’s urinary tract

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Personal Injury: Lawyers sometimes reach into their own ‘deep pockets’

Personal Injury- In The News Lawyers sometimes reach into their own ‘deep pockets’ By Oahu Sun Press HONOLULU – It isn’t often that we hear of lawyers donating a portion of their fees to help a worthy cause. But it

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To Care for Brain-Damaged Son Navy Family to Get $15 Million

Record malpractice award U.S. must pay quadriplegic $2.4 million By Ken Kobayashi HONOLULU – In what is believed to be the largest judgment of its kind, the federal government was assessed $2.4 million yesterday for medical malpractice that left a

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