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June 2017 Archives

Health conditions and traffic accidents

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, roughly 90 Americans lose their lives each day due to traffic accidents. Motor vehicle collisions occur for diverse reasons, from drug and alcohol use to speeding and excessive drowsiness. However, some of these wrecks are the result of health conditions that interfere with a driver’s ability to drive safe and it is vital for all drivers to realize the risks.

Recovering from a drunk driving crash

When it comes to personal injury cases, there are all sorts of reasons why people become hurt. Sometimes, thees injuries take place because of another person's negligent behavior, such as someone making the poor decision to operate a vehicle while they are intoxicated. In Honolulu, it is pivotal for victims of drunk driving wrecks to firmly stand up for their rights. At Bickerton Law Group, LLLP, our law firm knows how devastating these accidents can be for victims and even their entire family.

How can I lower the risk that my doctor will make a mistake?

When you need to go to your health care provider in Hawaii for any reason, you may feel as if you have a passive role in the visit. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, this could be a choice that puts your well-being at risk.

When a loved one is taken too soon

When someone is taken from us too soon by the negligent actions of another, we are not just angry. Our emotions range from disbelief to sadness, from fear to grief. Most overwhelmingly, we are in shock. How could someone have been so reckless? We wonder: Will we ever feel connected to life again?

Hepatitis A outbreaks sicken hundreds in Hawaii

Recently, the Hilo Fish Company recalled its tuna after a few batches of the food product tested positive for hepatitis A, which is unusual. The vast majority of recalls for bacterial contamination involve salmonella and Listeria. However, Hawaii has been dealing with a number of hepatitis A outbreaks, which have spurred the Hawaii Department of Health to investigate new methods to fight the hepatitis A virus.

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