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Honolulu Personal Injury Attorneys

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We handle all types of personal injury cases and claims in the Honolulu area including the following: * Physical Injuries * Back and Neck Injuries * Birth Defect * Brain Injury * Burn Injuries * Depression * Disabilities * Hospital Bills * Injury at Work * Loss of Benefits * Loss of Wages * Prescription Errors * Quadriplegia * Spinal Cord Injury * Wrongful Death and Many Other Issues

About

Davis Levin Livingston is able to handle complex and costly litigation through a combination of common experience and expertise and individual achievement. Although all of the firm's partners work in civil rights, consumer litigation, and commercial litigation, each partner focuses on individual practice areas, which allow the firm to competently represent consumers in a wide variety of disputes. We are located in Honolulu.

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Before establishing my own law practice, I have had the privilege of handling a wide range of civil litigation matters, including cases in the business, real estate, estate planning and automobile insurance defense litigation areas. Now that I am on my own, I have chosen to focus on personal injury and disputed insurance matters. If you would allow me to assist you with your case, I would be happy to hear from you.

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What is a personal injury lawyer?

A personal injury lawyer fights on your behalf if you’ve been injured physically, psychologically, economically or in reputation. This injury may be the result of neglect or malicious intent of another person, or it could be at the hands of a business, government or other entity. Personal injury lawyers specialize in tort law, which is the law of civil wrongs like car accidents, company wrongdoing, unlawful imprisonment and more.

To become qualified to be a personal injury lawyer in the United States, a person must earn a bachelor’s degree, followed by a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from a law school. Most states then require the person to pass the bar exam to become licensed to practice law. Unlike many attorneys who require a retainer, personal injury lawyers often work on contingency fees. This means that in lieu of payment upfront, they receive an agreed-upon percentage of the settlement in case of a win.

What should you look for in a personal injury lawyer?

A personal injury lawyer will advocate for your legal rights if you’ve been hurt in an accident at work or in daily life, have suffered from medical malpractice, or are struggling to have your insurance carrier cover your needs. It may be helpful to talk with two or three lawyers before selecting one. When looking for a personal injury lawyer, research their reviews and make sure former clients have had good experiences with them. Next, make sure the personal injury lawyer has experience and proven success winning cases similar to yours. Confirm that the lawyer is licensed to provide services in your state. When you find a qualified personal injury lawyer with whom you want to work, freely discuss payment and fees before any work begins. Most lawyers offer a free consultation to learn what your case is about and explain their rates. Personal injury attorneys typically receive a percentage of your settlement (called a contingency fee), so they are paid after the trial or case is complete. Keep in mind that some attorneys have fees that you must pay even if you don’t win your trial. It’s important to understand these details before work begins so you don’t have any unhappy surprises later. Lastly, it’s wise to choose a personal injury lawyer that you have confidence in and with whom you can communicate openly and honestly.

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