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Q: Hello, My 57 yr. old dad died from not having proper care from his Caretaker worker employed by Aloha Care in Hilo.
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 10, 2020

I'm very sorry for the loss of your father. A Hawaii attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. You could reach out to Hawaii attorneys to discuss further. An attorney could investigate the matter further and request records for review with a medical... Read more »

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Q: My dad pass away on April 2019 from falling on federal property post office and due to his death the put up lights

Where he had pass away at die from broken spin injuring there only two way u can that either in massive car accident or a massive fall Our world not been the same so now we have no parents living no more I

I still see him laying there on ground every night and wish to see if I have case

Ronald Dean Gresham
Ronald Dean Gresham answered on Sep 13, 2019

I am sorry to hear about your Father's death. Any claim against the federal government would be governed by the Federal Tort Claims Act. You can read about the Act here:

https://www.justia.com/injury/federal-tort-claims-act-ftca/

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Q: my minor son will be getting a structured setement in the state of hawaii for the wrongful death of his father

we live in nevada now and im wondering if i can set up the trust here in nevada.? i have not accepted any of the proposals yet.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 22, 2016

That would make sense.You may want to set it up so that he doesn't get all the money by age 18, if the Court(s) will let you do that. Talk to an attorney who handles family law matters.It shouldn't be that expensive, so paying them per hour may make the most sense. Then when it's... Read more »

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Q: is a employer liable if a employee died while on the clock at his job site

As shown on his death certificate said employee died from natural causes. Family members took care of all funeral, transportation to burial place outside of Hawaii and other related expenses.

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Jul 14, 2015

If it was job-related, then workers' comp would normally apply. You can verify with a local injury and/or workers' comp lawyer.

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