Hawai’i Personal Injury Cases and Information

Honolulu’s Distracted Walking Law

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If you live in Honolulu, you could be charged with distracted walking if you pull out your cell phone while crossing a crosswalk. It may not seem logical that the city has a law in place to stop this practice,

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What Is a Catastrophic Injury?

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An auto accident leaves you unable to walk. An accident on the job causes you to lose the use of one of your arms. Your loved one suffered brain damage after the negligence of another person. These are examples of

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Living with an Amputation

Approximately 1.7 million people in the U.S. are living with the amputation of a limb. Every year, another 156,000 experience an amputation. Nearly one-fourth of all these are due to trauma. The rest are due to vascular disease, diabetes and

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Life Care Planners: Helping Patients Receive Long-Term Medical Care

Whenever a person is involved in an accident, they worry about the immediate financial and medical issues they will experience. They have to budget out their money due to lost wages and being unable to work. Yet most people still

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Kalalau Trail Deaths and Hawaii’s Liability

The Kalalau Trail on the Island of Kauai is one of the most well-known trails in the entire state. Although many hikers seek out this trail for excitement, it is also known for its difficult terrain and high level of

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Is the Hawai’i Bike Share Initiative a Recipe for Disaster?

A new bike-sharing initiative is gearing up in Honolulu, and organizers say it will help reduce traffic woes, encourage physical fitness, boost retail business and cut dependence on fossil fuels. Cycling can be a dangerous way to travel in the

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Herniated Disc Symptoms and Treatment

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), more than 1,100 people suffered from some type of back injury related to working conditions during 2013. In addition to suffering a herniated disc from improper lifting or lifting objects that are

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Why Hasn’t Hawaii Passed Parasailing Regulations?

Our state has one of the largest tourist economies in the country. Our unique culture and beautiful natural landscapes bring visitors from all across the globe. Both they and our local residents take full advantage of our natural assets by

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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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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

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