Did Another Driver’s Negligence Cause You to Suffer Injury?
Most states allow car accident victims to pursue compensation for their losses through a personal injury claim or lawsuit against whoever is responsible for the crash. But obtaining compensation works differently in Hawaii. Another driver’s negligence only plays a role if your injuries meet the state’s “serious injury threshold.” But how do you know if …Read Full Article
How is Pain and Suffering Calculated in a Lawsuit?
Were you injured due to someone else’s negligence in Hawaii? If so, you may be able to pursue compensation for your medical bills, recovery expenses, lost wages, property damage, and other types of financial losses. But did you know you may also be able to receive compensation for your pain and suffering? Putting a price …Read Full Article
Factors That Affect a Personal Injury Claim Processing Time
Most people are eager to get healthy and move on after an injury. But moving forward can be hard when an injury leaves you with expensive medical bills, lost income, and other challenges. In Hawaii, you could be eligible to cover those losses through a personal injury claim. At Recovery Law Center, one of the …Read Full Article
Despite Public Awareness, Pedestrian Accidents Continue to Rise
According to The Economic Research Organization at the University of Hawaii, 23 percent of traffic fatalities in The Aloha State since 2000 have been pedestrians. This staggering statistic is much higher than the national average of 13 percent. News reports show Hawaii saw a record high of 44 pedestrian deaths in 2018. Though numbers declined …Read Full Article
Did Recklessness Cause Your Car Accident?
Reckless driving is a dangerous and irresponsible practice. Sadly, it is also a common cause of car accidents in Hawaii. Reckless driving includes any behavior that disregards the safety of others, such as speeding, weaving rapidly from lane to lane, drag racing, and similar activities. Reckless drivers often cause serious and deadly crashes with terrible …Read Full Article
Do You Travel by Foot in Honolulu?
In crowded cities like Honolulu, getting around on foot is frequently a more convenient, less stressful option compared to driving a car. But while driving in busy city traffic can be a hassle, pedestrians also face dangers when walking around Honolulu, including the possibility of being hit by a careless driver. Is Walking Safe in …Read Full Article
What Can You Do When Distracted Driving Puts Your Health at Risk?
Many people think nothing of chatting on the phone, sipping a morning coffee, or adjusting the music behind the wheel. However, these common and seemingly innocent behaviors are examples of distracted driving, which can be more dangerous and potentially deadly than you might believe. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than …Read Full Article
The Long-Term Impact of a Car Accident
A severe car accident can leave victims with long-term physical, financial, and emotional consequences. When catastrophic injuries are life-changing, accident victims in Hawaii have several possible avenues for pursuing compensation. Below, the car accident lawyers at Recovery Law Center discuss the long-term effects of crashes and how they might impact your insurance claim. What are …Read Full Article