Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice

When a physician falls below the reasonable standard of care, it may result in you getting seriously injured.

Maui--and Hawaii--is always in need of quality physicians. But sometimes maybe because they're in a rush or haven't had enough experience, they fail to provide you with the care you need, or err when conducting a procedure. Medical malpractice on Maui or Hawaii can occur either by negligence or by act of omission from a healthcare professional.
If the medical error causes injury or even death to a patient, contact our office immediately and consult with one of our personal injury attorneys on how to legally proceed. Our medical malpractice attorneys on Maui will review your medical records on your behalf to assist you in evaluating your case.

All medicine is made to make you better. If it did the opposite, it would be malpractice.
Chael Sonnen

Types of Medical Malpractice

Resulting in Injury or Wrongful Death

Anesthesia Negligence

Anesthesia mistakes typically occur during surgeries, however they can also affect pregnant patients during labor or delivery, pre-op patients or those in recovery, patients having dental surgery and more.

Cardiology Medical Errors

Failure to suspect, diagnose or treat a heart attack or other cardiology problems, resulting in personal injury or even death of the patient, represents a serious case of medical malpractice on Maui.

Emergency Hospital Negligence

Doctors or other hospital employees who are careless, do not have the necessary skills, or ignore the Hospital rules and emergency procedures.

Failure to Diagnose a Patient Correctly

Failure to diagnose meningitis or other serious health problems in a patient is unacceptable. Our medical malpractice attorneys on Maui will make sure those responsible will suffer the consequences of their wrongful actions.

Failure to Identify Complications During Pregnancy

Failure to identify and treat complications on time during pregnancy often times results in injury or death of the patient.

Failure to Properly Monitor a Patient

Failure to monitor post-op patients or those who have suffered a trauma can lead to failure to diagnose further complications. When this leads to personal injury or death of a patient, a medical malpractice case can be filed.

Nursing Home Medical Malpractice

Failure to offer emotional, physical and psychological support to nursing home patients, in order to maintain a good quality of life, can be considered medical malpractice and those involved may be held responsible.

Prescription Errors

Prescription errors are a common occurrence in the United States. The use of prescription medicine and the increasing number of patients taking multiple prescription drugs is astonishing.

Plastic Surgery Negligence

Negligence during a cosmetic surgery procedure can often lead to lifelong scarring and complications. Contact our legal team today to initiate legal action.

Pathology Negligence

Incorrect diagnoses that leads to unnecessary surgery represents a serious medical error.

What We Do

We take the guess work out of the process. Locally based with deep roots in the community, our medical malpractice attorneys have the necessary expertise to get you the outcome you rightfully deserve. Our success rate is a direct result of years of experience and flawless work ethic.


"To me, a lawyer is basically the person that knows the rules of the country. We're all throwing the dice, playing the game, moving our pieces around the board, but if there is a problem the lawyer is the only person who has read the inside of the top of the box."

Jerry Seinfeld

With years of experience representing injured clients, we offer a guiding hand to stabilize your life immediately after you're hurt. When ready, we proceed with litigating the case either pre-suit or with a lawsuit if necessary.

Your case is unique, with its own nuances and details. We try to learn all those details so that we can step into your shoes to try and understand how the crash and injuries affected your life to best fight on your behalf with strength and compassion.


What is the MICP?



The MICP is the Medical Inquiries Conciliation Panel. In Hawaii, before any medical malpractice lawsuit can be filed, a victim must first proceed through this system first.

According to the State of Hawaii's Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, "The Medical Inquiry and Conciliation Panel (“MICP”) program is responsible for conducting informal conciliation hearings on inquires regarding health care providers before a lawsuit may be filed based on such inquiries. The advice of the MICP panels is advisory in nature and is not binding on the parties in the event that any party still wishes to pursue the matter via the courts."

"MICP proceedings are intended to be conducted in a non-adversarial manner and structured to facilitate the conveying of information rather than assigning blame.

"The discussions of the MICP panels are able to discuss liability, causation, or damages with the parties. The discussion of those issues will be made in the context of conciliation or mediation as a reflection of the panels’ advisory nature. This conciliatory approach is intended to better assist parties in fully understanding and evaluating those issues as they pertain to the inquiry and encourage parties to reach a voluntary settlement.

The MICP program also provides an opportunity for the parties to exchange information in a relatively expedited and inexpensive manner, which in turn provides for opportunities for the parties to explore the conciliation of their differences before they are brought before the courts.

Lastly, the requirements of exchanging information between the parties and making conscientious and thorough presentations to the panels discourages the pursuit of frivolous or fraudulent inquiries, prior to further legal proceedings being taken by the parties." For more information from the State, please click here.

We're with you every step


Medical malpractice cases in Hawaii are considered some of the most complex, expensive, and time-consuming types of cases. Many are unsuccessful, and those that are may only come after years of litigation.

From the moment we review your medical records and potentially accept your case, we'll be with you every step of the process.

The Attorney-Client Relationship

Just like finding a good doctor, you need a lawyer that makes you feel comfortable and confident.

We are a family firm. We treat our clients the same.

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