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On June 29, 2015, the Hawaii Supreme Court rendered its decision in the case of St. Paul Fire and Marine Ins. Co. v. Liberty Mutual Insurance, Hi. Sup. Ct. Case No SCCQ-14-0000727 (June 29, 2015). This case arose out of a wrongful death personal injury case handled by this office which resulted in a $4.1 million verdict in favor of our clients - even though Liberty Mutual, the primary liability insurer, never offered anything even close to its policy limits of $1 million. St. Paul - who had to pay our clients everything recovered in excess of the initial $1 million - claimed that Liberty Mutual committed bad faith towards it by failing to settle within its $1 million policy limits. The Hawaii Supreme Court agreed and found that an excess insurer has claims for bad faith against a primary insurer.

 

 

 

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The following articles are articles of interest in the personal injury and accident field. Some may show similarity to your situation, but each case is individual and must be evaluated on its own facts. Please feel free to peruse these articles.

Costco Wholesale case resolves Jim Krueger's large judgment on Maui against Costco Wholesale is finally resolved, July, 2005

Wisconsin Med Mal Cap Unconstitutional Wisconsin’s cap on non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases is held unconstitutional by the highest court in Wisconsin, July, 2005

Expert testimony on hedonic damages The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals addresses the exclusion by a U.S. District Court in Montana of expert witness testimony from a defense expert on hedonic damages (loss of enjoyment of life damages), Feb. 7, 2005

Two teens in hospital following hit and run on McCully By Dan Nakaso, Sunday, March 6, 2005
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Kaimuki House Fire Leaves 2 Women Dead -March 24, 2005 from KITV TheHawaiiChannel.com

Houston, Texas- oil refinery blast death toll- March 24, 2005 By AP, AFP, www.smh.com.au © March 24, 2005 from www.smh.com.au

An Analysis of Fatal Large Truck Crashes By the US Dept of Transportation- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
National Center for Statistics and Analysis- June 2003

Do it yourself Tort Reform for medical treatment (for those parents who support so-called Tort Reform) from cnichols@kuniholmlaw.com

Kaiser's liability challenged for drug’s role in Jerry Wilson's auto accident with youth pedestrian in downtown Honolulu By Rod Ohira- Star Bulletin, March 8, 2000

Cellular Phone Radiation: Appeals Court To Hear Oral Argument In Health Suit Sept. 26, 2003 by Jeffrey Silva, Aug. 20, 2003

Brain injuries, the “silent epidemic” by 1personalinjurylawyers.com December 7, 2004

Annual Report of the Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution State of Hawaii- Judiciary, June 20, 2004

Slain rampaging elephant- Tyke- left tenuous legacy in animal rights and people's lives . (2004-08-20)

Closing roads after accidents routine
(Discusses recent H1 Freeway closures for accident investigation)
By Peter Boylan, February 13, 2005
Advertiser Staff Writer

Resolving insurance hassles trumps tort reform on Oklahoma medical association agenda by the Associated Press / January 19, 2005 from modernphysician.com

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