A Circuit Court jury returned a verdict today awarding a 79-year-old man about $6.2 million for the broken back he suffered when he fell 15 to 20 feet late at night from the first tee at the Mid Pacific Country Club.
A dangerous scenic Maui overlook remains open despite a $3.2 million court decision that found the state liable for the death of a 16-year-old in a car that plunged off the cliff, according to the teenager's mother.
The state has agreed to pay $15.4 million to settle a civil lawsuit filed by the families of two hikers who fell to their deaths on a Kauai hiking trail in 2006.
HONOLULU (CN) - A husband-and-wife duo pleaded not guilty to criminal charges of failing to have a protest permit on National Topless Day, a day they marked with an X on their calendar and bare torsos.
More than four years after two hikers fell to their deaths near Opaeka'a Falls on Kauai, a judge has ruled the state "totally" at fault. Cousins Elizabeth Brem and Paula Ramirez were following signs along the hiking trail when, the judge says, they were literally led down the wrong path.
A former Hawaii Navy family has received an $11 million settlement after a daughter suffered permanent brain damage when she was delivered by young and inexperienced doctors.
A South Carolina mother has been granted permission to sue the U.S. Army in the beating death of her little girl in a case that could force the Pentagon to take a hard look at its duties to families stationed on base.
HONOLULU - A federal judge has awarded $11.3 million to the family of a boy who suffered permanent brain damage due to negligence by Tripler Army Hospital personnel.
HONOLULU - The family of a 10-year-old, brain-damaged boy will receive $15 million to support him during his lifetime under a special settlement with the federal government.
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 woman a quadriplegic with severe brain damage.
HONOLULU - One of Hawaii’s leading health care companies has paid $3.4 million to the state and federal governments to settle claims that two of the company’s subsidiaries filed more than $700,000 in fraudulent Medicare and Medicaid claims.
HONOLULU - Contractors and others involved in building Kapolei subdivision have agreed to kick in $2.1 million to solve a dusty old problem.
HONOLULU - The $1.1 million, out-of-court settlement between the city and former police officer Clarissa Barta for sexual harassment by colleagues is the largest settlement of its type.
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.
HONOLULU - A federal judge in Honolulu yesterday awarded $2.4 million to a San Diego-area Navy enlisted man who sued for medical malpractice.
HONOLULU - The family of a teenage girl killed in a 1986 Kalanianaole Highway hit-and-run accident that also left her brother paralyzed yesterday agreed to a $3.255 million settlement.
Attorney Mark Davis becomes president of a prestigious national law organization.
A veteran of complex personal-injury and medical malpractice cases, Davis is suing the federal government for the mother of a 5-year old who was fatally beaten at the Wheeler Army Airfield on Oahu.
—2008 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America
This passionate civil rights advocate won $40M in Aloha for a Houston businessman cut out of a deal to buy a major lumber supplier.
— Lawdragon, January 2008
Davis has deep experience in the brain damage area, winning $15 million for a baby injured during delivery and $2.4 million for a woman whose laryngoscope lacked batteries at a critical moment.
— Lawdragon, February 2007
Embattled college president Evan Dobelle turned to this leading light to land a million-dollar settlement.
— Lawdragon, October 2006
Mark Davis is Hawaii's leading attorney representing those injured because of medical malpractice or other accidents.
— Lawdragon, March 2006