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Maui, Kauai, Hawaii and Outer Island Claims - Deadlines

Deadlines for filing claims The deadline for filing most Maui, Kauai and other outer Island claims in court is generally the same as the deadlines for filing the same claims in Honolulu. Once again, it should be specifically noted that claims against Maui, Kauai, Hawaii and Honolulu counties should generally be filed within six (6) months of the date of the accident.

You or your attorney must file your claims in court prior to the expiration of an applicable deadline, or your claims may be lost—regardless of their merit. To be wise it is recommended that you immediately contact an attorney after an accident giving rise to injuries occurs. Please do not hesitate to :

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Maui, Kauai, Big Island and Outer Island Claim Information

Over the years Car Accident Lawyer Maui Kauai - William H. Lawson has vigorously and competently represented clients in courts on Maui, Kauai, the Big Island and other outer island courts, including clients from Lahaina, Kahalui, Wailuku, Kona, Hilo, Lihue, Kapa'a and other towns, while maintaining a high degree of contact and communication with our clients by phone, by email and by regular mail. Maui Hawaii In order to maintain prompt contact- every effort is made to respond to communications the day that they occur. For our Outer Island clients with Maui, Kauai or Big Island claims - we have frequently advanced the costs of travel for depositions and client conferences here in Honolulu. Frequently, an attorney will also visit you on your home island to travel with you to the accident scene and/or to see and record the impact of the injuries on your life.

Handling a Maui, Kauai, or other Outer Island injury claim from a main office in Honolulu does not pose any significant challenges to a timely and successful prosecution of the claim. Regardless of where the accident occurs, photos, videos and witness statementswill be gathered by a local investigator familiar with the area and the tendencies of the people in that area. We may also hire expert witness to workup the case. Although there are competent expert witnesses in some fields on the outer islands, for the most part the most experienced and qualified experts are located on the island of Oahu.

Once the proper workup has been done, efforts to settle the claim with the applicable insurance companies often require high level negotiations with management of the insurer. Kauai Hawaii An adjuster on Maui, Kauai or the Big Island generally does not have management authority to commit the insurer to a reasonable value on most settlements. Hence, the real negotiations on most insurance settlements take place in Honolulu. In short, it is often an advantage to have a Honolulu attorney when settlement negotiations are taking place.

Should the matter proceed to trial, our office has successfully handled personal injury arbitrations and trials on Maui, Kauai and Hawaii. If we need to go to trial on Maui, Kauai or the Big Island, Car Accident Lawyer Maui Kauai - William Lawson has done so before and is prepared to do so again. Moreover, Car Accident Attorney Maui Kauai - William Lawson has also co-counseled with attorneys on Maui, Kauai, Hawaii and other Outer Islands and is prepared to do so again in an appropriate situation.

Summary

Our law firm is experienced at handling car accident claims for people located on Maui, Kauai and the Big Island. There are several benefits in having your attorney located in Honolulu. Our office has represented clients from almost all of the 50 different states of the United States and from many many other countries. Please let us assist you on your Maui, Kauai, Hawaii or other Outer Island case.

 

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Recent Personal Injury and Car Accident News and Cases related to Maui, Kauai, Big Island and other outer islands

On June 29, 2015, the Hawaii Supreme Court rendered its decision in the case of St. Paul Fire and Marine Ins. Co. v. Liberty Mutual Insurance, Hi. Sup. Ct. Case No SCCQ-14-0000727 (June 29, 2015). This case arose out of a wrongful death personal injury case handled by this office which resulted in a $4.1 million verdict in favor of our clients - even though Liberty Mutual, the primary liability insurer, never offered anything even close to its policy limits of $1 million. St. Paul - who had to pay our clients everything recovered in excess of the initial $1 million - claimed that Liberty Mutual committed bad faith towards it by failing to settle within its $1 million policy limits. The Hawaii Supreme Court agreed and found that an excess insurer has claims for bad faith against a primary insurer.



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