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While walking to work from my parking garage, almost two years ago, I was hit by an SUV while I was in the crosswalk. I never thought to hire an attorney, however, my friends told me to call an attorney, at least for a consultation. I am so glad that I did. Seeing the Leavitt, Yamane and Soldner commercials on tv, I knew who to call. Somehow I just knew they would take care of me and that they did! I was shocked when I saw the medical bills that poured in from my one night stay in the hospital and from all the doctors on the trauma team. I would have never been able to pay for all the medical costs if I hadn’t had John Yamane and his team representing me. John is very patient and explained the entire process step-by-step. He takes the time to call you regularly to keep you updated on what is happening with your case. Kris Watanabe from John’s team is also so helpful and friendly and I could not have asked for a better team to represent me. I hope you won’t ever need to hire a law firm, however, if something unfortunate happens and you find yourself in need of an attorney, Leavitt, Yamane and Soldner are the ones to call. They will treat you like family. I hope I don’t ever need an attorney in the future, however, if I do find myself in need of an attorney again, I will definitely call Leavitt, Yamane and Soldner again. There is no other law firm that I would want to represent me! Thank you, John, Kris, and your entire team!Kristy S.August 22, 2023
Just wanted to be grateful for your very respectful ad for the Maui wild fire victims. I hope you can help thousands.Sara ArmstrongAugust 22, 2023
This was my first time needing an attorney. I had an accident on Kauai, but lived on the mainland, so I was a bit concerned on which law firm to use. I did my research and selected Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner Attorneys at Law. I contacted Stuart Kodish and explained the accident to him and he took the case. Stuart and his team(Rachael)are very professional, very honest. He is very knowledgeable about insurance companies. Throughout my case they kept me informed of what was going on. Stuart asked me to trust him. I trusted him and followed his advice. I am extremely happy with the outcome of my case. If you ever need a personal injury attorney, don’t hesitate to use Stuart Kodish and his team to represent you. Many thanks Stuart and Rachel MAHALORon RyersonJuly 18, 2023
Getting into a car accident sucks.. especially when it’s not your fault! I was lucky to have Mr. Leavitt help me through this difficult process. He was kind and explained the legalities in terms I could understand. His receptionist and paralegal Debra were awesome too!Chloe GanahlJuly 10, 2023
Remember seeing them on TV as a little girl. Never in my lifetime did I think I would need to call them for help. I lost my son in a tragic motor vehicle accident on the Big Island. Even though they are located in Oahu, I had full confidence in my decision to go with them on my son’s case. Rachel Otto responded immediately to my inquiry late in the evening. She took down all the information regarding my case and assigned me to Stuart Kodish who works directly under Leavitt. Stuart worked extremely hard on my sons case. He was always very responsive any time I had a question and treated me just like family. He made sure to utilize all the resources available to make sure my son got Justice in this case. No parent should ever have to deal with the loss of a child. If you are looking for the best, look no further! They will treat you like family and get your family or yourself the Justice you all deserve! Thank you Stuart and Rachel for everything!Desiree TyrrellJune 6, 2023
Best of the 👌Jama AlaivaaJune 6, 2023
Highly recommended! My wife was hit by a car on her moped and hospital bills were very stressful. We didn’t know what to do. I personally have no idea how insurance and hospitals work. Debra took all the stress away and thanks to her and her team, we are very happy. And don’t take this the wrong way, but I hope I will never have to see her again. Lol But if another accident does happen, I know who I’m calling.Tomo KogaApril 27, 2023
I’m beyond satisfied with my experience with Leavitt, Yamane and Soldner. I am so grateful for having John Yamane & Jamie Grimm as my team. Wonderful service, very attentive towards getting me feeling better. John & Jamie both did an excellent job assisting me after unfortunate events. Walked me through the process, kept in contact with me and treated me as if I was part of their ohana. Big Mahalo to John Yamane & Jamie Grimm from LY&S.Ray-Anne AnchetaApril 27, 2023
Stuart Kodish, Rachel and the team from LYS recently represented me in settling a personal injury case. Stuart’s knowledge in dealing with insurance companies and his professionalism during the entire process was outstanding! I highly recommend that you seek out Attorney Stuart Kodish and his team to represent you should you ever need legal support in any personal injury case. Thank you Stuart & team for a job well done!Lloyd RitaMarch 15, 2023
We had some legal questions regarding an incident I had and Judy came to our rescue! She took time out of her busy day to help guide us and explain how medical malpractice works. Although we chose not to take any legal action She still took the time to give us some options on how to move forward and we can’t say how heartwarming and pleasant our experience with Leavitt, Yemane, and Soldner was and it’s all thanks to you Judy! I hope I never need to take any legal action, but I’d definitely work with these lawyers if I did! We owe you Judy! Mahalo!Nunya BiznizMarch 8, 2023
My boyfriend had a really tough experience at a rehab and we were looking for legal help. Judy called us back immediately, after hours even, and helped us with compassion and great advice. She wasn’t even getting paid to talk with us and she provided the best service and care that I’ve experienced bar none. Lawyers and legal teams have a bad reputation for being cold or unhelpful unless you are paying them but Judy took almost 20 minutes to help us and gave us all of our best options. Judy is amazing and I’m sure the firm she works for is no different! These folks care and have so much Aloha! Thank you Judy we will never forget your kind heart ❤️Marleigh RoseMarch 8, 2023
Judy treated me with respect and kindness. She took the time to really listen and help me and that is rare these days! I can’t recommend this firm enough and I would LOVE to have someone like Judy working on my team!GTK IndustriesMarch 8, 2023
They weren’t able to take my case but Judy helped me and gave me amazing advice. Can’t recommend these folks enough. Good people with AlohaSoundtime MirrorMarch 8, 2023
Giving a big shout-out to paralegal Debra Ota at Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner for promptly returning my calls, answering all of my questions & keeping me informed with details & updates to my case. The care & support of the LY&S staff has been consistently high from my first meeting with Mr. Leavitt until my case was recently closed. Strongly recommend this firm to anyone needing legal representation with personal injury matters. They truly care.Carrie CMarch 7, 2023
They are great people, treated us like a family and always there to answer your questions and concerns. Thanks Kanani Lee for always on top of it, even at 6am in the morning. I highly recommend them… Nova and DavidDavid GeronimoFebruary 9, 2023
I am extremely pleased with the assistance I recieved from Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner, particularly Stuart Kodish and his paralegal, Rachel Otto. They were available whenever I needed them. Thank you very much.Kaiulani MaglidtJanuary 9, 2023
Woody and his team at LYS helped us immensely! My husband was in a car accident and they helped us navigate through, in a very vulnerable time. We could focus on taking care of my husbands healing while being at ease that they were diligently working on his behalf. They kept us updated and answered our questions quick and efficiently. Mahalo!Dione Vera CruzJanuary 6, 2023
I felt guided each step of the way! Stuart Kodish and Rachael Otto were wonderful in the handling and guidance of our case. I would highly recommend them.da javellDecember 8, 2022
I live on the island of Maui and unexpectedly woke up in a hospital on Oahu after having been run over by a bus. I spent two months hospitalized and had multiple fractures throughout my body and a number of other wounds. Needless to say, getting hit by a bus is highly traumatic for the person being hit, as well as their family and friends, and there was no shortage of uncertainty about what the future may hold for me. Thankfully, over the years my wife and I had seen Leavitt Yamane & Soldner advertisements on TV and elsewhere, and when friends came to visit me in the hospital nearly every one of them said, "I hope you called Leavitt Yamane & Soldner." So for us, not knowing the road ahead, we called LYS in search of some strategy and comfort in dealing with what we assumed would eventually be a lawsuit. ( As a side note, I thought if I had been seeing their advertisements in prime time ad slots, they are clearly doing something right for their clients. Being able to pay for that ad space for so many years should say something about how they treat their clients and perform for their clients.) While I was still immobile due to multiple spinal fractures and all the rest of my injuries, John Yamane appeared at my hospital bedside after my wife reached out to them. He is a kind and professional gentleman who clearly knows how to navigate all the hurdles and nuance of the legal system and do so while keeping his clients clearly informed as to what is taking place and why, each step of the process. He has a wonderful supporting team who all helped provide us with comfort, kindness, and the confidence they were here to help us find our way through the thorny brambles of personal injury and into the flowery meadows of physical recovery and financial compensation. Kaui, Jamie, Brenda (and I know there are others I may be omitting here and for that I apologize) were all involved in my case and were a wonderful supporting cast along the way. I simply can't thank them enough. I should also point out that after I had recovered enough to come home to Maui, John flew over to meet with me at the scene of the accident to better understand what took place. He also utilized other experts to support my case. So in addition to their own legal team, there are other third party experts LYS have at the ready to support a case as needed. In short, they spared no effort or expense to ensure the best possible outcome for their client. For those who may be reading this as a source of information because of a situation you'd rather not be in, I am sorry for whatever circumstance you may be dealing with and wish you all the best. If you are in search of legal representation, I can attest to the fact that John Yamane and his team are top-notch. The legal system is a beast for those, like me, who have never had to deal with it. This team of professionals are exceptional at keeping their clients informed and educated throughout the process of helping you find some peace of mind amidst the most trying of circumstances. They know the law, the system, and the best strategies for guiding you to an outcome that helps you move forward with your life. Mahalo nui loa once again to John, Kaui, Jamie and Brenda....and others behind the scenes...who helped me and my family find some peace of mind.Scott ObleyDecember 8, 2022

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