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Reckless drivers can wreak devastation on Hawaii motorists

It is a fact that every motorist or passenger in a traveling vehicle places him or herself at risk for the consequences of the negligent or wrongful actions of other drivers. Reckless drivers, in particular, often wreak havoc upon the highways of Hawaii. A recent case involves a construction vehicle and a driver of a second vehicle who was suspected of having been involved in a hit-and-run collision moments before a second crash took place.

Reckless drivers sometimes cause fatal accidents in Hawaii

A tragedy occurred on a Hawaii highway in June 2013. The accident happened at approximately 9 a.m. and involved two vehicles. Collisions like the one in this case are sometimes caused by reckless drivers and have disastrous consequences for all those involved. The 2013 accident ended in a fatality.

What to do if you suffer injury re hospital negligence in Hawaii

Hawaii medical patients sometimes have the need to undergo surgical procedures or other means of care that can result injury or illness to the patient. When a person suffers harm due to hospital negligence or doctor error, he or she has the right to pursue legal action against the party or parties deemed at fault. The law is designed to protect those who have entrusted their care to medical professionals and have become victims of medical malpractice.

Some Hawaii car accidents result in catastrophic injuries

Motorists involved in Hawaii auto collisions sometimes suffer catastrophic injuries. Circumstances leading to car accidents often vary, and each case has its own specific details. When a case results in a personal injury to an innocent victim and is determined to have been caused by another motorist, the injured party has the right to file a legal claim in court to seek compensation for damages.

Medical malpractice suit points finger at federal government

A recent case involves a former congressman who has filed a lawsuit against the federal government. The medical malpractice case has been filed in a state outside of Hawaii. The claim asserts that the government should be held liable for the actions of Capitol Hill doctors, the actions of whom, the former congressman says, adversely affected his health.

Hawaii consumers might be using defective products

By law, manufacturers and companies in Hawaii and elsewhere are required to report a known product flaw within 24 hours when that product poses a hazard or risk to potential consumers. Defective products are the subject of a recent case that has resulted in Office Depot being issued a $3.4 million civil penalty. The products in question include two brands of office chairs that have reportedly been associated with multiple consumer injuries.

Hawaii car accidents can devastate lives

A 13-year-old girl in Hawaii was recently involved in a horrific accident that left her mourning the untimely loss of her grandmother. An arrest has been made in the case and multiple charges filed. Sadly, the child's grandmother, a 57-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at the scene. Tragic car accidents like the one in this case often result in the devastation of the lives of those involved.