Davis Levin Livingston Case Results and Settlements

$36 million Verdict to Hawaii Businessman

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$15.4 Million Legal Settlement State To Pay After Hikers Die on Kauai Trail

BY JIM DOOLEY – 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. The settlement, reached just

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$11 Million Paid to Settle Lawsuit Over Tripler Medical Center’s errors

A botched birth left newborn Kayla McCraw a quadriplegic By Dan Nakaso Attorneys Mark Davis and Michael Livingston held a news conference at their downtown offices yesterday to announce an $11 million settlement with the federal government over a medical

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$6.25 Million Dollar for Elderly Paraplegic Client Injured in Fall at Mid-Pacific Country Club Won by Mike Livingston and Loretta Sheehan

By Ken Kobayashi, Honolulu Star Advertiser Amar Sappal, who was left paralyzed from the waist down when he broke his back in a fall at Mid-Pacific Country Club, sued the club for millions of dollars in damages. At left is

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$5.6 Million Verdict for Hilo Malpractice

img001-e-tn.jpgA Hawaiian jury awarded $5.6 million to the family of an elderly minister whose doctor improvised by implanting the shaft of a screwdriver into his spine during surgery.

This was the most egregious case of malpractice I’ve ever seen in my career, and it started a cascade of events that ultimately ended in death, said Mark Davis, who represented the family of Arturo Iturralde.

But Dr. Robert Ricketson, an orthopedic surgeon who represented himself at trial, said he acted reasonably when he discovered halfway through the surgery that two titanium rods needed to fix Iturralde’s spine were missing.

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$4.25 Million Judgment Obtained by Davis Levin Livingston Against Tripler Hospital

Davis Levin Livingston attorneys helped secure a $4.25 million judgment for a client who faces lifelong complications from a botched bariatric gastric bypass surgery. The client was a woman in good health other than her weight when doctors at Tripler

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$3.3 Million Won by Michael Livingston Against State For Teenagers Killed When Maui Cliff Collapses

Karen Dougher mourns the death of her son, James Makekau, and friend Denise Callo at the Lahaina pali overlook where they were killed. 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

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$2 Million Dollar Settlement Recovered for Mother Tarshia Williams Through the Attorneys at Davis Levin Livingston

In 2005, Talia Williams was beaten to death by her father, a former soldier. With the help of Davis Levin Livingston, Tarshia Williams filed a lawsuit against the government in 2008. In her lawsuit, she claimed that the government was responsible

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