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Wayne Parsons

Suicide spurs investigation of “chemical restraints” in Florida foster care system.

The Miami Herald (5/29) reports, Nearly three of 10 teenage Florida foster children have been prescribed a mental-health drug, and 73 foster kids younger than 6 are taking mind-altering drugs,…

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Two dead in Wheeler Army Airfield copter crash

A Honolulu Advertiser story by William Cole, Military Writer reports that 2 Army helicopter pilots died when their helicopter crashed during a routine maintenance test flight. The soldiers were with…

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Coast Guard Report Blames Death Of Teen In 2006 On Unauthorized Modifications to Tour Boat's Mast

Mary Vorsino, of the Honolulu Advertiser reports that the Coast Guard has reported on two tourist deaths in separate incidents. A 13 year old boy was killed on a catamaran off Waikiki in 2006 when…

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Honolulu Driver Arrested on Suspicion of Fatal Hit & Run

KHON TV reports that a hit and run driver has been apprehended in the death of Lindsey Kane in Waipahu. The story was reported today on KHON TV by Brianne Randle. Here is their report:

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Hawaii Wrongful Death Claim

January 4, 2009
A wrongful death occurs when someone is killed as a result of the negligent or reckless actions of another person. In situations where a person’s actions are intended to harm or…

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Good Samaritans May Be Liable For Damages.

The AP (12/19, Elias) reports, Proving that no good deed goes unpunished, the state’s high court on Thursday said a would-be Good Samaritan accused of rendering her friend paraplegic by pulling…

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U.S. Supreme Court Limits Punitive Damages

Punitive damages are limited by the U.S. Supreme Court