Have you been hurt in an accident caused by someone else? Don’t wait to protect your legal rights. Contact our Maunawili personal injury attorneys at Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner for a free case review.
Maunawili is a small residential area located in the City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii. This area is home to around 2,000 people. The Maunawili Valley offers endless natural beauty to not only its residents but also the thousands of tourists that travel through every year. The area has one of the island’s best agricultural research stations, and it is home to a sugar cane, coffee, and cacao breeding program. Additionally, many people travel to Maunawili to visit the Maunawili Demonstration Trail, which traverses the breadth of the upper Maunawili Valley between the Pali Highway and Waimanalo.
Although we sincerely hope everyone can safely enjoy this beautiful community, we know that is not always the case. Accidents happen regularly and sometimes it is because of the negligent or careless actions of others. When this happens to you, you have the right to seek to be compensated for your damages.
When you get injured in an accident you did not cause, you should consult our Maunawili personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. We can help you gather evidence, establish the liable party, build a case, and make a claim for all of your expenses and losses related to your injury.
For several decades, our team has represented residents in Maunawili and across Hawaii who have been seriously harmed in car accidents, medical malpractice, workplace incidents, and other situations where personal injuries happen. We are deeply committed to helping each client we represent achieve the best recovery possible, both physically and financially. Reach out to our personal injury law firm promptly to get started on a free case review.
Personal Injury Claims We Handle in Maunawili
There are many ways a person can get injured. The main component that gives you the right to seek compensation is how the injury was caused. For example, if you were in a car wreck because another driver on the road was drunk and ran a red light, that person breached their duty of care as a driver and would be, by law, responsible for the damage caused. Similarly, if a lack of maintenance at a business, such as a broken handrail, results in an injury-causing fall, the business could be held liable for that. Some of the most common types of personal injury claims are as follows.
Auto Accident Claims: We can help you recover compensation after being harmed in a motor vehicle crash due to another person’s negligence. This includes car accidents, motorcycle accidents, bicycle or pedestrian accidents, rideshare accidents, and truck accidents. Typically in an auto accident, your compensation will be paid out by the insurance company for the responsible party. Sometimes, your own insurance company is also involved, depending on the specific circumstances of your accident.
Premises Liability Incidents: Premises liability describes a scenario in which a person is injured while on someone else’s property. For example, if you get attacked by a dog while visiting a private residence, you have the right to be compensated by the property owner for your injuries, which would include your medical bills, pain and suffering, and more. Usually, the homeowner’s insurance would cover your compensation, so don’t be afraid to reach out if you were injured in someone’s home. Other examples of premises liability claims include swimming pool incidents, slip and fall accidents, assaults due to poor security, and more.
Medical Malpractice: Though shocking, the reality is that hundreds of thousands of people are harmed as a result of medical malpractice across the United States every year. Hawaii, like everywhere else, has instances in which people are harmed by negligent doctors, surgeons, and other medical providers. If you have been left with a serious injury as a result of medical malpractice, we may be able to help you. Some of the cases we have handled for our clients include birth injuries, anesthesia injuries, missed or delayed diagnoses, surgical errors, and hospital negligence.
Workplace Accidents: When an accident happens in the workplace, it can leave devastation in its wake. You may have a long road to recovery ahead of you while facing mounting medical bills and other expenses while you lose pay from being off work. Sometimes, the best path to take after being hurt at work is to file a workers’ compensation claim; however, there are many cases where it makes sense to also file a personal injury claim. Doing so can help ensure you get the full compensation you will require to avoid financial fallout while you are recovering. There are many different ways a personal injury can happen at work, including slip and falls, construction site accidents, falling objects, crushing injuries, scaffolding incidents, and more. If you need help or advice after being hurt at work, call our Maunawili personal injury law firm to see how we can help.
Defective Products: People get harmed by defective or malfunctioning products on a regular basis, and here in Hawaii is no exception. Our Maunawili personal injury lawyer can help you take prompt legal action if you are injured as a result of a defective product. An example of a product liability case would be a children’s toy that causes a child to choke even though there was no warning of choking hazards on the product packaging. There are many products across many industries that can cause harm, and when it happens, you deserve to be compensated.
Wrongful Death Claims: When people pass away as a result of their injuries, our team can help their surviving relatives get justice. Whether your loved one died as a result of a motorcycle accident, a car accident, while undergoing a medical procedure, or as a result of another type of accident, your family deserves to be compensated. While nothing can bring back your loved one, obtaining compensation can go a long way toward helping you and your family gain closure and move forward in the best manner possible.
Helping Our Clients Secure Compensation
There are many different areas of your life that may be affected when you get injured or lose a loved one to a terrible accident. You may find yourself facing towering medical bills, property damage, emotional anguish, suffering relationships, and lost income due to being unable to work. Though the below list is not entirely exhaustive, it can give you a good idea of what you might expect to be able to receive compensation for if you choose to file a personal injury claim in Maunawili:
- Lost wages
- Lost earning capacity
- Medical expenses
- Long-term medical bills
- Property damage
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish/ emotional stress
- Loss of consortium
- Loss of enjoyment of life
Our attorneys at Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner in Hawaii have a proven track record obtaining the best possible settlement or verdict. We are incredibly passionate about helping people get back on their feet after suffering injuries they did not cause. We know that getting the money you need to pay for your medical care and cover all of your other expenses can go a long way toward helping you and your family move forward.
We handle all of our personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis, which means our legal fees will come out of the final compensation paid to you, and we will never ask you for anything upfront or out-of-pocket. If we are unable to obtain compensation in your case, we will charge you nothing.
Contact our Hawaii personal injury lawyers today to see how we can help you.
Types of Injuries in Personal Injury Cases
Every case is unique, and we have seen a wide range of injuries sustained by our clients, often causing complete disruption in their lives. Many of these injuries take months or even years to recover from, often involving surgery and physical therapy. Some people never reach a full recovery.
Some of the most common injuries that we see in personal injury matters include:
- Broken bones
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Internal organ injuries
- Broken bones/compound fractures
- Loss of limbs
- Burn injuries
- Neck and soft tissue injuries
- Head injuries
In addition to physical injuries, many people hurt in accidents endure mental and emotional harm as well, such as:
- Posttraumatic stress disorder
Having a lawyer experienced in handling cases involving serious injuries is imperative to get the maximum compensation possible for your case. Only a skilled attorney will be able to accurately estimate the actual full cost of your injury, including the impacts it has on your quality of life, ability to work, and on your future income-earning abilities.
Contact our Maunawili, Hawaii lawyers today to schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience.
Contact a Maunawili Personal Injury Lawyer Today
We are committed to building a strong attorney-client relationship with each new client we work with. We want every client we represent to feel like family, and we genuinely care about helping you get your life back on track after being derailed by a personal injury. Let us help you ensure your financial future while you focus on recovering from your injuries.
Don’t wait another second to get the help you need! Call our law firm today at 808-537-2525 to claim your free consultation. If we take your case, you will not have to pay anything upfront, and we will only charge a fee if we secure compensation for you.