Injuries At Sea

Suffered Injuries At Sea In HI? Call 808-528-4000

Hawaii has a deep history involving the sea, and living on an island means that seafaring has become a regular part of our daily lives and local economy. Everything from freighters, cruise ships, tourism, and the military are involved with the ocean and boating.

At the office of Turbin Chu Heidt, we understand that hundreds of families rely on the sea for income, and if you have been injured while at sea, or while working for an industry that involves maritime activities, we encourage you to contact our office as soon as possible.

Turbin Chu Heidt lawyers can represent you if you are facing any of the following concerns:

  • Longshore workers’ claims
  • Maritime law claims
  • Fishing expedition injuries
  • Cruise line accidents
  • Tourist boat injuries
  • Jones Act claims
  • Harbor and island cruise injuries
  • Sailboat rental injuries

As Honolulu personal injury lawyers, we are keenly aware of the dangers that come with ocean-going vessels, and we have been able to assist numerous clients in obtaining compensation for the injuries that they are facing. Our attorneys have been in practice for more than 35 years and are well-versed in maritime law. We stand ready to help Kama’aina and visitors alike in winning their injury cases.

Work With Our Honolulu Maritime Lawyers Today!

When you choose to work with our team, you will be working with a group of highly professional, successful Honolulu injury lawyers who have been able to assist numerous individuals. We fully investigate each case and determine who is liable for the injuries that you are facing. Our office collects witness reports, insurance findings, and trip forms to help determine the maximum compensation that may be available to you.

If you are a visitor to our islands and have been injured while on vacation, we encourage you to contact our firm directly and not work with an attorney in your home state. We know the laws in Hawaii that govern tourism and licensing and will use this knowledge to your advantage.

Contact Turbin Chu Heidt today and take advantage of our contingency fees and free consultations!

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Case Results

$10,000,000 – Birth injury Medical malpractice case for newborn’s disabilities

$7,200,000 – Prison Medical Malpractice Failure to treat and diagnose an infection causing multiple organ failure and blood circulation. Such required both legs and both hands to be amputated.

$3,400,000 – Car accident Auto collision case (details are confidential)

$2,700,000 – Brain injury Failure to timely treat headaches resulted in brain injury, memory loss and ability to ambulate.

$2,500,000 –  Medical malpractice Death from a Maui medical facility’s delayed treatment of heart attack symptoms

$10,000,000 –  Birth injury Medical malpractice case for newborn’s disabilities

$7,200,000 – Prison Medical Malpractice Failure to treat and diagnose an infection causing multiple organ failure and blood circulation. Such required both legs and both hands to be amputated.

$3,400,000 – Car accident Auto collision case (details are confidential)

$2,700,000 – Brain injury Failure to timely treat headaches resulted in brain injury, memory loss and ability to ambulate.

$2,500,000 –  Medical malpractice Death from a Maui medical facility’s delayed treatment of heart attack symptoms

$2,500,000 –  Medical malpractice Settlement for the family of a man who died from a reaction to the wrong drug

$2,200,000 –  Catastrophic injury Negligence leading to disabling back and neck injury

$1,625,000 – Ship Worker Injury to a ship worker, who suffered serious permanent injuries. Details are confidential.

$1,600,000 –  Medical Malpractice Medical negligence for a delayed diagnosis of cancer

$1,500,000 –   Whale Watch Passenger For injuries suffered to whale watch vessel passenger

$1,000,000 –  Failure To Diagnose Colon Cancer Failure to perform diagnostic tests for colon cancer by a primary care physician.

$1,000,000 –  Misdiagnosis Policy Limits For misdiagnosis of lupus of a woman that resulted in kidney failure.

$1,625,000 – Ship Worker Injury to a ship worker, who suffered serious permanent injuries. Details are confidential.

$1,000,000 –  Motorcycle Collision Policy Limits Automobile turned left in front of motorcycle, causing death.

$1,000,000 – Medical Malpractice Policy Limits Malpractice of a physician who delayed a diagnosis of colon cancer.

$9,500,000 – Auto Accident Client suffered back and neck injuries from a rear end collision.

$800,000 –  Medical Malpractice for an older gentleman who was not given a test for prostate cancer, resulting in undiagnosed metastasized terminal cancer.

$600,000 –  Golf Cart Collision Our client suffered serious back injuries

$500,000 –  Pedestrian Hit By Auto Underinsured Motorist Policy Our client was on the curb when a car hit her.

$443,000 –  Defective Rental Car Judgment entered by a Maui court after a nearly 3 week trial of our client who suffered a knee injury when the rental van seat was not properly attached to the floor.

$375,000 – Dram Shop (Liquor Service) Liability Our client was hit by a person, served excess alcohol.

$375,000 –  Night Club Beating Our client was illegally assaulted

$275,000 –  Slip & Fall On Premises A slip and fall case on a Chinatown sidewalk that the City has a duty to maintain, but outside a restaurant, who did regularly maintain the area. The City and restaurant were both liable.