A 61-year-old cyclist died in Hawaii on a recent Thursday afternoon, and some suggest that he might have survived if not for a shortage of ambulance services. Auto accidents that involve collisions with bicycles often turn out to be tragic because cyclists have no protection. The prompt attention of paramedics is usually the only chance of saving the life of a victim.
Those in Hawaii who have suffered injuries in slip-and-fall accidents that were caused by the negligence of property owners may have questions about their rights to seek recovery of damages. Some myths exist that might discourage injured victims from filing premises liability lawsuits. Any person who is injured on another person's property due to the negligence of the property owner or a tenant may be entitled to pursue claims for financial relief.
There are two accredited arboretums in Hawaii, one of which is the University of Hawaii at Manoa that is recognized as a "Tree Campus USA" by the Arbor Day Foundation. While the students have the privilege of moving about the beautiful campus, constant monitoring of the trees is essential. A recent incident in which a student was injured might lead to a premises liability lawsuit.
A 70-year-old Uber driver was one of four people who died in a recent crash in Hawaii. The company expressed condolences for his family and the families of the other victims who lost their lives, saying that no family deserves such devastating news of fatal auto accidents. Reportedly, the deceased driver had worked for Uber for approximately two years.
Business owners, employees and resident are concerned for their safety after a car crashed into a Hawaii Kai restaurant on a recent Saturday. Reportedly, this was not an isolated incident in this area. Similar accidents have caused personal injury to people inside commercial properties into which vehicles had crashed on previous occasions.
Commonly, people become distracted during most of the activities they attempt to perform. Whether these distractions last momentarily or for an extended period of time, they can have a considerable impact on a situation, especially if an activity requires complete focus. You may find yourself dealing with distractions on a daily basis, and with some of those instances, you may not have realized you put yourself at risk.