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Do not fall victim to hidden injuries after a car accident

Although many people journey to Hawaii for fun, the islands are not immune to the epidemic of auto accidents that plagues the rest of the United States. In 2017 alone, 101 fatalities occurred on Hawaiian roadways. This is a decrease from the previous year, which saw 112 fatalities. 

Always see a doctor following a car accident

Hawaiian roadways are not exempt from terrible traffic fatalities. Between Jan. 1, 2016, to Nov. 13 of the same year, 100 people lost their lives throughout Hawaii. While most people survive traffic collisions, there are still a number of injuries people can develop as a result of a crash.

Avoid social media after a motor vehicle accident

Hawaiian law enforcement has gone to great lengths to educate residents of public safety issues with the state's roadways. The state's Department of Transportation invested in numerous campaigns over the years to inform residents of such dangers as driving while under the influence and driving without wearing a seat belt. 

Recognizing traumatic brain injuries due to auto accidents

Auto accidents can lead to a number of different injuries, including trauma to the brain. Such injuries can lead to life-altering or even life-threatening circumstances. Thankfully, it is possible to seek reparations for injuries when the responsible party was negligent.

Cyberattackers find new target: healthcare. Are patients at risk?

Thanks to the massive data breaches of Equifax and other credit-reporting agencies last year, hopefully you know better than to click on that link from an unrecognized email or weird-sounding forward from a coworker. Unfortunately, all of the increased attention on cybersecurity means hackers have turned to another source of unprotected data: your health records.

What you need to know about contributory negligence in Hawaii

In real life, when something bad happens it is uncommon that one person is 100 percent at fault. The world is random and complicated, and it can take a series of negligent or outright threatening actions from a variety of people to cause a car accident or other violent incident.

The risks of skydiving

When it comes to tourists, Hawaii offers something for every taste. Want to lounge on the beach under blue skies? We have that. Interested in exploring the fascinating mix of cultures that makes Hawaii like no place else on Earth? We have you covered.

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