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Truck Accident Litigation Lawyers In Waipahu Hawaii

Waipahu is a former sugar plantation town and now census-designated place (CDP) located in the ʻEwa District on the island of Oʻahu in the City & County of Honolulu, Hawaiʻi. As of the 2000 Census, the CDP population was 33,108. The U.S. postal code for Waipahu is 96797. Waipahu is a name of an artesian spring. In Hawaiian, Waipahu is derived from wai, meaning water, and pahū, meaning "burst or gush forth". The early Native Hawaiians took pleasure in the cool and clear water gushing from the ground and named this spring Waipahu. Before the Western civilization set foot in Hawaii, the Hawaiians considered Waipahu to be the capital of Oahu. Royalty in the Kingdom of Hawaii would often gather and enjoy the fresh water from the spring Waipahu. In 1897, Oahu Sugar Company was incorporated and its Board of Directors named the sugar mill site to be at a place called Waipahu. The Company's managers from 1897-1940 were: August Ahrens (1897–1904); E.K. Bull (1904–1919); J.B. Thomson (1919–1923); E.W. Greene (1923–1937); and Hans L'Orange (1937–1956). Oahu Sugar Company shut down plantation operations after the 1995 harvest. In 1923, the athletic field now known as Hans L'Orange Park was built. and is located in Waipahu. Today, the park is home of the West Oahu CaneFires minor league baseball team in the Hawaii Winter Baseball league. In 1973, the City and County of Honolulu and the State of Hawai'i purchased 40 acres (160,000 m) opposite the Waipahu sugar mill to establish the Waipahu Cultural and Garden Park. The park matured and is known today as the Hawai'i Plantation Village. Hawai'i Plantation Village is a living history museum located in Waipahu. In 1997, the Governor of Hawaii, Benjamin J. Cayetano, proclaimed the months of June 1997 through November 1997, to be Waipahu Centennial Celebration Months. Many activities and events were held to celebrate Waipahu Centennial. Waipahu is the home to the 2008 Little League World Series Champions from Waipi'o Little League. They defeated Matamoros, Mexico 12-3 in the final game on August 24, 2008. Waipahu is located along the northern shore of both Middle Loch and West Loch of Pearl Harbor. Waipahu contains two (high) school districts with some students attending Waipahu High School with others attending Pearl City High School.

What is truck accident litigation?

A trucking accident occurs when big rigs or semi trucks collide with other vehicles or pedestrians. Due to the large size of trucks, an accident can greatly endanger the lives of other smaller vehicles. Common causes of truck accidents include driver fatigue, speeding, disobeying safety procedures, repair and maintenance failure among others. People who are injured in truck accidents may be compensated for their injury, lost income, and pain and suffering.

Answers to truck accident litigation issues in Hawaii

Motor vehicle accidents involving trucks may have a set of rules that are slightly different than what would apply...

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

Not every collision will result in litigation. Where nobody is injured or injuries are minor, it may be possible to...

Large commercial vehicles and eighteen-wheelers pose a significant hazard to most other vehicles on the road, due to...

Automobile accidents are often serious. Whiplash, joint, bone, and muscle injuries, head and brain injury, and...

Catastrophic injuries are those that require significant medical treatment, and which usually have a long-term or...

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a complex injury with a broad spectrum of symptoms and disabilities. The impact on a...

Burn injuries have recently reached epidemic proportions, with 2.4 million such injuries reported each year with at...

In general, mass tort cases involve a large number of individual claimants with claims associated with a single...

Depending on the details of your case, you may be entitled to compensation for lost wages, medical expenses, and...

Federal court opinions concerning truck accident litigation in Hawaii