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August 2017 Archives

Addressing a medication error

Personal injury cases take many forms, whether they involve an auto crash or animal bite. Unfortunately, medical malpractice accounts for many of these injuries and the consequences can be terrible for patients and those who they love. At Bickerton Law Group, LLLP, we know that many people need to take various medications for conditions they suffer from. Sometimes, medication errors can create life-changing hardships for victims in Honolulu.

Losing a loved one due to a drunk driver

In life, there are many different experiences that can generate an incredible amount of pain. However, losing a loved one because a person's reckless behavior can be particularly upsetting. Sadly, people choose to operate their vehicles after drinking an excessive amount of alcohol far too often. At Bickerton Law Group, LLLP, we know how emotionally and financially devastating these deaths can be for whole families in Honolulu. Moreover, those who lose someone due to a drunk driver may be angry knowing that the accident was entirely preventable.

Can you trust the labels on your herbal supplements?

What does your morning routine look like? Do you eat a healthy breakfast, do a little cardio, spend some time in quiet meditation? For generations, health advocates have recommended these activities as part of a wellness regimen. Finally, before you leave for work, do you pop a ginseng supplement into your mouth, maybe some ginkgo biloba or a garlic supplement?

Medical malpractice and wrongful death

There are many ways that people pass away as a result of the negligence of others, from drunk driving crashes to defective products. Sadly, some of these fatalities happen in health care centers in Honolulu. When it comes to medical malpractice, there are many different ways that patients are harmed, which sometimes results in the loss of life. From surgical errors to neglect, our law firm believes that these fatalities are unacceptable and that negligent medical professionals must be held liable.

Recovering from a slip-and-fall injury

Sadly, people become injured as a result of the negligent behavior of others in many ways. From drunk driving crashes to workplace incidents that never should have happened, Bickerton Law Group, LLLP knows the challenges that victims can face moving forward. Regrettably, some people in Honolulu become injured after falling down on a wet surface that was left unaddressed. If you are trying to recover from a slip-and-fall injury, it is vital to go over all of your legal options.

Unfair competition and the consumer

In a capitalist society, competition is generally considered a good thing. It often requires companies to continue improving the quality of their products while keeping their prices in check. However, some people attempt to advance their companies in an unethical manner by engaging in unfair competition. According to Cornell Law School, unfair competition is the use of deceit or fraudulent tactics, causing economic harm to another business. These practices may cause harm to consumers in Hawaii as well.

Wrongful death cases in Hawaii

The death of a loved one in Honolulu can be a nightmare scenario for the people they leave behind. When that death is a result of the negligence or intentional actions of another person, family members may choose to bring a wrongful death suit against that person in an attempt to ensure that no one else has to experience the same thing.

Did a car accident cause your loved ones death?

The death of a loved one rarely comes easily to anyone. Such an incident may have a domino effect, and as a result, your life could change drastically. If your loved one suffered fatal injuries in a car accident and died suddenly, you may face additional hardships while attempting to address the resulting grief stemming from your loss. Luckily, you may have the opportunity to pursue a legal claim against the individual or entity considered at fault for the fatal incident.

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