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Waikapu, HI – Fatal Car Crash on E. Waiko Rd near Waialae Rd

August 26, 2022

Waikapu, HI (August 26, 2022) – Police officers and emergency officials from Maui County were dispatched to the scene of a fatal car crash on Friday, August 26th. 

The accident took place at about 5:00 p.m. on East Waiko Road in Waikapu and resulted in at least one fatality. 

The roadway was shut down for about four hours between Waialae Road and Honoapiilani Highway while investigators worked to determine the cause of the collision. 

No other details were made immediately available. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Wrongful Deaths in Hawaii

Waikapu, HI - E. Waiko Rd Closed Following Fatal Crash

Based on the events surrounding the death, compensation could be available for multiple damages such as:

  • Cremation expenses/Funeral and burial costs
  • Medical expenses incurred prior to the death
  • Loss of family and household services 
  • Lost economic aid and lost earning 
  • Loss of care and guidance
  • Loss of companionship and consortium

A compassionate wrongful death lawyer from our law firm can provide you with the aggressive legal representation you want after enduring the unexpected loss of a member of your family. 

While we understand that there is no amount of money that can bring back your loved one, a well-constructed wrongful death claim can give grieving relatives a measure of justice as well as the financial compensation they are entitled to for their losses.

A wrongful death action is a civil claim, meaning they are addressed in a civil court and are differentiated from any and all criminal cases involving the respondent.

Due to being a civil claim, wrongful death actions center on adjudicating whether the respondent is answerable for the losses endured by the victim and their surviving family. Comparable to other types of civil injury cases, those who bring a claim of wrongful death will be required to show that the respondent is liable for their loved one’s passing via negligence or, in accordance with liability laws, is otherwise liable.  

At the law firm of Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner, our experienced legal team is committed to providing personalized and prudent legal services to wrongful death victims and their grieving families.

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 information that is incorrect, 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 was not taken at the actual accident scene. None of the information in this post is intended to be legal advice or medical advice. If you are injured in an accident, seek medical assistance immediately. 

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