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Category Archives: Slip and Fall

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.┬á A recent study over a 5-year period, from 2009 to 2013, found that FALLS were the No. 2 cause of fatal injuries… Read More »

How to Deal With Injuries Sustained While on Vacation in Hawaii

As many as five million visitors come to the island of Oahu each year, staying an average of 9-10 days during their visit. Even though Hawaii certainly is a paradise, it only makes sense that vacation injuries will occur when tourists participate in biking, helicopter rides, airplane rides, sailing, scuba diving, hiking, horseback riding, jet… Read More »

The Truth about Waivers of Liability

Scores of people flock to the Hawaiian Islands each year to take advantage of the stunning scenery and plethora of activities to engage in. From scuba diving to parasailing, swimming with the dolphins to taking a helicopter tour of the volcanoes, most of these sports and recreational activities require a signed release or waiver of… Read More »

Shopping Mall Slip and Falls Are a Common Occurrence

Slip and falls are consistently the primary cause of injuries, accounting for more than a million annually in America. The elderly are even more prone to slip and falls; the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention indicates that one in every three adults, age 65 and older fall each year. Slip and falls are common… Read More »

Injured Hikers in Hawaii May Have Legal Recourse

A hiker was severely injured this September when she fell more than 300 feet after the trail she was hiking on, Pali Notches, gave way. Agnes Bryant, the hiker, was with two other people at Nuuanu Pali Lookout when she tried to make her way around a large boulder when the trail collapsed and Bryant… Read More »

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