Author: Glenn Honda
Some Who Initially Survive Car Accidents Later Lose Their Lives
Even more difficult than predicting when an accident will occur is predicting who will survive a crash, who will suffer serious injuries and who will walk away unscathed. To make matters worse, some people who initially survive car accidents suffer serious injuries and later lose their lives. For instance, a Hawaii woman who suffered severe …Read Full Article
Is Hawaii One of the Most Dangerous States for Pedestrians?
Although its beautiful scenery might suggest a leisurely pace of traffic, Hawaii ranked among the top eleven states in the country for the highest pedestrian fatality rates in the first six months of 2016. Local authorities have taken note of this issue. Through educational projects like the Walk Wise Hawaii (WWH), the state Department of …Read Full Article
Do Alternate Routes Increase the Risk of Pedestrian Accidents?
Although the pace of life on Hawaii’s beaches may be leisurely, local traffic can be an entirely different matter. Some drivers have turned to traffic apps on their smartphones to avoid congestion. However, a recent article questioned whether that technology might pose an unintended safety risk to pedestrians. According to the deputy director for Honolulu’s …Read Full Article
Knocked Off Your Feet in Hawaii? Consider Calling a Lawyer!
Most living in Hawaii probably realize how fortunate they are to have a climate unique among the 50 states. With fine temperatures all year round, many residents choose to walk from place to place, rather than drive or take a taxi. Unfortunately, nothing spoils a good walk like being struck by a moving vehicle. While …Read Full Article
The Left-Turning Defendant Who Just Could Not Accept Fault
I’m fighting for a personal injury client who was a moped rider injured in an accident where a car turned left in front of her. She was going straight ahead at a constant rate of speed, as confirmed by eye witnesses. Traffic was heavy. There were three lanes of traffic that the Defendant driver wanted …Read Full Article
Personal Injury Claims Need Not Scare You – Help Is Available
If you were a victim of a car accident in Hawaii, you may be suffering the consequences including medical expenses, lost income and other damages. While you may know that you can pursue financial relief, your unfamiliarity with the legalities may prevent you from taking action. However, you need not face this alone — advice …Read Full Article