Personal Injury News - Hawaii
The following articles are articles of interest in the
personal injury field. Some may show similarity to your
situation, but each case is individual and must be evaluated
on its own facts. Please feel free to peruse these articles.
Hubbard v. Hills Materials A $5.0 million award for employer stonewalling of Worker's Comp claims - Ron Hubbard, a construction laborer, needed $5,998 in medical treatment for carpal tunnel injuries brought on by his work for Hills Materials in South Dakota. But his supervisors were given bonuses for denying and defeating such claims in a company wide program to reduce worker's compensation claims. For "aiding and abetting the commission of a tort a South Dakota court recently awarded $65,000 in compensatory damages and $5,000,000 in punative damages against the employer involved in such conduct for its role in getting its insurer to wrongfully deny Mr. Hubbard's claim.
Merck's Vioxx and related New England Journal of Medicine articles
Has Merck & Co.'s Vioxx been properly described in New England Journal of Medicine articles or has yet another medical industry-backed study suppressed the whole truth?
Costco Wholesale case resolves Jim Krueger's large judgment on Maui against Costco Wholesale is finally resolved, July, 2005
Wisconsin Med Mal Cap Unconstitutional Wisconsin's cap on non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases is held unconstitutional by the highest court in Wisconsin, July, 2005
Expert testimony on hedonic damages The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals addresses the exclusion by a U.S. District Court in Montana of expert witness testimony from a defense expert on hedonic damages (loss of enjoyment of life damages), Feb. 7, 2005
An Analysis of Fatal Large Truck Crashes
By the US Dept of Transportation- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
National Center for Statistics and Analysis- June 2003
Do it yourself Tort Reform for medical treatment (for those parents who support so-called Tort Reform)
Kaiser's liability challenged for drug's role in Jerry Wilson's auto accident with youth pedestrian in downtown Honolulu
By Rod Ohira- Star Bulletin, March 8, 2000
Cellular Phone Radiation: Appeals Court To Hear Oral Argument In Health Suit Sept. 26, 2003
by Jeffrey Silva, Aug. 20, 2003
Brain injuries, the "silent epidemic"
dated December 7, 2004
Annual Report of the Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution State of Hawaii- Judiciary, June 20, 2004
Slain rampaging elephant- Tyke- left tenuous legacy in animal rights and
people's lives . (2004-08-20)
Wingfield homeowners meet to discuss subdivision's future
By CINDY CLAYTON AND SCOTT HARPER , The Virginian-Pilot © January 19, 2005 from hamptonroads.com
Resolving insurance hassles trumps tort reform on Okla. medical association agenda
by the Associated Press / January 19, 2005
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