333 Queen Street, Suite 900, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

FREE CONSULTATION

808-524-5803 808-524-5803

Blog

Recent Blog Posts

Understanding Different Forms of Brain Injuries

If a loved one has suffered a brain injury, it’s important to understand the extent of that injury and the long-term prognosis. While not all brain injuries leave one permanently impaired, many do, which is why it’s essential for anyone seeking compensation to have an idea of how much compensation will be needed. The two […]

Is Cerebral Palsy the Result of Medical Malpractice?

Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common motor disorder in children and also one of the most devastating types of birth injury. Those with CP often suffer lifelong consequences that range in severity from minor motor problems to total inability to control bodily motion. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that an […]

What Types of Damages Are Available in Hawaii Wrongful Death Claims?

It is a sad reality that some deaths are preventable. The same types of negligence that can lead to injury often lead to death. From slips and falls to car wrecks and medical malpractice, the actions or inactions of one person can cause the untimely death of another. While there is no way to replace […]

Comparative Negligence in Hawaii Slip and Fall Cases

When you fall and hurt yourself on someone else’s property, and the fall can be linked to negligence on the part of the property owner, you may expect to be able to recover damages such as your medical expenses and compensation for your pain and suffering. While this is sometimes true, many Hawaiians are unaware […]

The Dangers of Medication Errors in Hawaii’s Hospitals and Pharmacies

Doctors, nurses and pharmacists are some of the most highly educated people in Hawaii. As medical professionals who’ve undergone significant training, they are expected to understand medications, including dosages and interactions. When it comes to real-life applications, however, medication errors are alarmingly common. It’s suspected that nationwide, medication errors occur more than 7 million times […]

Hawaii Driving Fatalities Increased in 2015

Fatal collisions increased in Hawaii in 2015 by over 70 percent. While the overall numbers are still fairly low, fatalities jumped from 11 in 2014 to 19 the following year. These 19 deaths were the result of 15 collisions, only four more than the 11 fatal crashes in 2014. Police blamed the increased number of […]

Hidden Dangers in Supermarkets

Supermarkets can be dangerous places for shoppers.  As we stroll down the aisles looking at shelves and freezers for dinner items or when checking out the weekly sales and displays, the last place we focus our attention is on the floor of the supermarket. Because most markets are self-service, customers frequently drop or spill items […]

Control Your Dog at All Times

It is against the law in Hawaii to allow your dog to run free on public streets and sidewalks. When taking your dog off your property, you are required to have it on a leash.  But more importantly, you must maintain control of your dog at all times. You are not allowed to: Let your […]

Hawaii’s Dangerous Crosswalks

Hawaii leads the nation with the highest pedestrian death rates for seniors, according to a study completed by the National Complete Streets Coalition. Is it because Hawaii has more bad drivers?  More distracted drivers?  While that may be true in most cases, our handling of many pedestrian fatalities has also found fault with the crosswalks […]

Fall Injuries Deadlier Than Car Crashes

Injuries caused by slips and falls can be severe and serious, including knee and ankle injuries, broken hips, broken wrists and arms, back and spine injuries, head and brain injuries and even death.  A recent study over a 5-year period, from 2009 to 2013, found that FALLS were the No. 2 cause of fatal injuries […]