Honolulu, HI - Motorcyclist Killed in Accident on H-1 Fwy near Waipahu
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Honolulu, HI – Motorcyclist Killed in Accident on H-1 Fwy near Waipahu

September 22, 2023

Honolulu, HI (September 21, 2023) – A 21-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a fatal crash on the H-1 Freeway. Reports show the incident occurred on Wednesday evening, September 20, around 7:30 p.m.  

Police say the motorcyclist was involved in a collision that caused him to be thrown from his bike. From there, he was struck by an oncoming vehicle and severely injured. 

He was then taken to an area hospital in critical condition where he later lost his life. His name has not been reported at this time. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Hawaii Motorcycle Accidents

Following a serious motorcycle accident, victims or their surviving family members must deal with the adversarial process of communicating with the at-fault driver’s insurance carrier. The insurance provider is under no obligation to provide benefits to or negotiate in good faith with an injured accident victim if they can categorically prove that their policyholder was not responsible for the accident. 

The sooner an insurance adjuster can speak with the victim, the more evidence they can collect to use against them in future negotiations.

Often, the only way to obtain a fair settlement award for an injury or wrongful death is to file a suit and litigate the claim. Insurance companies also have a reputation for forcing cases to trial. A common tactic employed by insurers is to stall the legal process as long as possible, hoping that the claimant or their family will eventually concede defeat. 

At Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner, we routinely counteract these kinds of delay strategies through assertive litigation and the willingness to see your wrongful death case through trial. 

If your family member died in a motorcycle accident caused by a negligent driver, we are here for you. We provide free initial consultations and never collect payment until your case settles in your favor. 

Our Hawaii wrongful death lawyers have decades of experience in successfully negotiating these types of cases and are fully prepared to guide and advise you and your family throughout the entire legal process.

Contact our motorcycle accident lawyers today at (808) 537-2525 to schedule a complimentary review of your personal injury claim. 

Notes: Our team of writers uses secondary sources such as news reports and local and state police incident reports to create these posts. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this particular accident, so if there is any incorrect information, please contact Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner right away so that we can update the post right away to reflect the most accurate information available. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. The photo used in this post is not of the actual accident scene. None of the information in this post is legal advice or medical advice. If an accident leaves you injured, seek medical assistance immediately. 


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