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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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False Claims Act: Consumers Tool to Combat Fraud Against the Government

The Consumer Advocate Volume 6 Issue 6 November/December By Thomas Grande INTRODUCTION Consumer attorneys have traditionally focused on an array of statutory and common law causes of action which seek redress for individuals who have been financially harmed by unscrupulous

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Medical Malpractice: Pearl Harbor Family Awarded $2 Million in Brain Damage Suit

Medical Malpractice News Pearl Harbor Family Awarded $2 Million in Brain Damage Suit By Lee Catterall HONOLULU – A Pearl Harbor officer’s wife was awarded nearly $2 Million by a federal judge yesterday in compensation for her son’s brain damage,

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Shinwha Electronics Pays $1.2 Million to Settle Qui Tam Case

By David Waite Advertiser Staff Writer Thomas Grande announced the settlement of a qui tam case against Shinwha Electronics for falsifying fire inspection records at military bases in Korea. This case is the first settlement against a foreign corporation under

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Medical Malpractice, $2.4 Million Awarded For Wife’s Brain Damage

By George Flynn HONOLULU – A federal judge in Honolulu yesterday awarded $2.4 million to a San Diego-area Navy enlisted man who sued for medical malpractice after his wife received severe brain damage while in a Hawaii military hospital in

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State Liable In Molestation, Judge rules school officials failed in investigating teacher

Neighbor Island Edition By Ben Kobayashi Advertiser Courts Write The state must pay $860,451 for not adequately investigating sexual abuse allegations against a Mokapu Elementary School teacher who later molested two students at the Kaneohe School, a state judge ruled

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