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Martindale Hubbell - AV rated lawyer - Best Rating Possible
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
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ATLA Top 100
Lawyers.com - Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 - Top Rating Possible
National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
American Society of Legal Advocates - Top 100 - 2014
Marquis' Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in America and Who's Who in American Law
AVVO Clients' Choice Personal Injury Lawyer
American Society of Legal Advocates - Top 100 - 2013
Recently we have had some of the deadliest car accidents in Hawaii's history:
* March 1, 2005: Two people were killed and one critically injured in a two-vehicle collision on Kunia Road near the Hawaii Country Club.
* May 26, 2004: A Japanese tourist was killed and seven other people injured, one critically, when a pickup truck drove onto the sidewalk in Waikiki along Kalakaua Avenue near Kaiulani Avenue and slammed into a crowd of people near the Moana Surf Rider Hotel.
* February 13, 2004: Four people were killed and two others injured when two cars involved in a street race slammed into the rear of a flat-bed truck preparing the zipper lane on H1 Freeway.
* December 10, 2003: Four young people - ages 18 to 24 - died in a two-car crash resulting from a street race on Farrington Highway in Makaha.
* March 18, 2003: Five males, ages 13 to 37, were killed about 1:30 a.m. on Kamehameha Highway in Haleiwa when their car hit a tree while speeding.%)
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Few news services have been brave enough to publicize the obscene but little known fact that billion dollar ERISA plans and huge insurance companies are demanding repayment from innocent victims of life-changing personal injuries of all of the medical payments made on their behalf. By using 'small type' plan provisions, the ERISA plans and insurers have tried to convert their insurance coverages into loans for medical treatment which must be repaid by the victims later regardless of the fact that doing so will financially destroy the victims and their families and despite the fact that the victims paid insurance premiums for the medical coverages provided for many years. Does this sound unfair to you too? Read about an insurer and an ERISA plan who worked together to take $3.4 million from the permanently disabled SF Giants fan, Bryan Stow, who was beaten mercilessly at Dodger stadium. Consider also the upcoming case of Montanile v. Board of Trustees in which ERISA plans and huge insurers are asking the US Supreme Court to grotesquely twist ERISA (originally adopted to protect employee security) into a tool for seizing the assets of injured and disabled individuals who are using their personal injury claim recoveries to pay for everyday living expenses.