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September 2016 Archives

Addressing issues pertaining to multi vehicle car accidents

On Hawaii roadways and other areas of the nation, it is always especially devastating when several vehicles are involved in the same collision. Car accidents happen every day throughout the United States. When multiple vehicles are involved, there are typically more injuries and/or fatalities.

Expert testimony often crucial in medical malpractice cases

An incident occurred in another state that reportedly left a man permanently disabled. The man filed a lawsuit, claiming that a doctor's negligence caused his injuries. In Hawaii and all other states, those who believe doctors' errors or failures to provide appropriate care constitute medical malpractice may be able to seek justice in civil court.

One doctor error can be devastating to a patient's life

Medical patients in Hawaii and elsewhere must have a certain amount of trust in the doctors who care for them. From simple outpatient procedures to complex surgeries, doctors are responsible for the safety and well-being of their patients. A single doctor error can result in serious injury, or even death to a patient.

One of the possibly defective products blew up in a man's pocket

Advanced technology helps many people in Hawaii and throughout the world communicate on personal and professional levels more quickly and conveniently than ever. New products are often launched, with advertisements trying to convince consumers they can't live without the latest, greatest gadgets. Sometimes, however, defective products get into the hands of consumers. One man has actually filed a lawsuit, claiming his Galaxy Note 7 exploded in his pocket.

Hawaiian kids on bikes at risk in car accidents

Riding a bicycle is a common pastime enjoyed by children in Hawaii and throughout the country. While bicycling contains a certain amount of inherent risk, potential car accidents are a concern when riders are navigating paths near traffic. Injuries suffered when a vehicle hits a bicyclist often prove fatal; those who do survive may be left with permanently disabling conditions.

Inadequate security and lighting, premises liability issues

Property owners in Hawaii and elsewhere are reasonably responsibly for ensuring the safety of visitors to their properties. If an accident occurs, a crime is committed, or other incident takes place that causes injury to someone, it may mean that the owner of the property can be held accountable in court. The injured victim would be able to pursue a monetary recovery of losses against the party or parties deemed responsible for the injury. Inadequate security or lighting often leads to dangerous situations.

Two fatal car accidents in Hawaii during recent weekend

The islands in Hawaii are constant sources of beauty, relaxation and recreation to residents and tourists alike. Large numbers of people often cause tremendous amounts of traffic. The more cars on the road, the higher chances are that car accidents will occur.

Workers blamed for nursing home injury in 2 incidents

Several incidents occurred in a nursing home outside Hawaii that involved staff members. Four workers are alleged to have abused two different patients. One of the workers supposedly acted alone, while the others reportedly acted simultaneously in an attack a patient in an incident unrelated to the first one. Anyone suffering a nursing home injury caused by an employee may take immediate action by filing a personal injury claim in a civil court.

Donald Trump's doctor sued for medical malpractice

Presidential candidate Donald Trump is in the news in Hawaii and throughout the nation on a daily basis; however, a recent story involved not him personally, but his doctor. The doctor has been sued for medical malpractice on at least three separate occasions. His apparent lack of professionalism was also noted when he reportedly made blanket statements regarding Trump's overall state of health.