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November 2015 Archives

When Hawaiian parents purchase toys that are defective products

Parents in Hawaii are among those who no doubt enjoy giving the gift of a toy to children. When choosing such products, parents likely keep in mind potential hazards a particular toy might present to the child who will receive it. What is a parent to do, however, when he or she makes an informed choice but a child becomes injured because of defective products?

Some families seek justice after Hawaii car accidents

Hawaii is known as one of the most popular tourist attractions of the world. Busy streets and frequent travelers can add to a risk for car accidents. When such circumstances result in personal injury or death, victims or families of deceased victims sometimes choose to seek justice in court.

Defective products sometimes lead to tragedies in Hawaii

When a resident of Hawaii experiences the injury or illness of a loved one who was harmed during the normal use of a purchased product, it can be stressful and frustrating to figure out where to turn for legal help under such circumstances. Defective products and other hazardous items that have been placed into the hands of consumers can lead to tragedy when consumers have not been made aware of potential dangers. In some instances, those whose lives have been adversely affected by such incidents choose to file legal claims in civil court in order to seek accountability from those deemed responsible for their actions.

Medical malpractice incident outside Hawaii reaches settlement

Two people who filed a lawsuit in 2014 are said to have recently received a favorable settlement. The legal claim had been filed against a 40-year-old doctor and his former practice. The defendant's alleged medical malpractice was said to have resulted in one of the two plaintiffs suffering permanent nerve damage in her leg after surgery which took place at hospital outside Hawaii.

Some car accidents in Hawaii involve mopeds

Hawaii is a popular destination for tourists and travelers from all over the world. For both tourists and locals, mopeds are a popular mode of transportation. Unfortunately, when car accidents involve these types of motorbikes, victims sometimes suffer serious injuries.

Man alleges doctor error in malpractice case outside Hawaii

When a Hawaii resident undergoes any type of surgical procedure, he or she expects that all physicians, nurses, and other medical staff members will perform their jobs while adhering to the highest levels of patient safety regulations in the industry. Unfortunately, a doctor error sometimes leads to a patient/'s injury or illness. Depending on the circumstances of an individual situation, such an injury or illness can result in a permanent disability.

Takata severely penalized in defective products case

It is likely that many motorists in Hawaii own or have ridden in automobiles that contain airbags manufactured by the Takata Corporation. In the United States alone, more than 19 million vehicles have been recalled due to claims that the airbags are prone to explode, spraying fragments and pieces of metal at drivers and passengers. Worldwide, millions more motor vehicles have also been the subject of recall notices. Under any circumstances, defective products can pose serious hazards to consumers. This certainly appears to be the case with Takata airbags, which have been deemed responsible for more than 100 injuries and eight deaths.

Car accidents in Hawaii sometimes due to negligence

Hawaii is a preferred international tourist attraction due to its beautiful islands and rolling seas. This makes for very busy roadways, with residents and visitors sharing the hustle and bustle of daily activities. Car accidents sometimes taint the scenery, especially when someone is injured or killed due to another person's negligence.