Hawaii Personal Injury Attorney
Lawyer- William Lawson




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"With Your Counsel, You Will Guide Me." - Ps. 73:24


Born: in the 1950s in Champaign, Illinois

Graduated from:
  • Stanford Law School in Stanford, California in 1977
  • Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut in 1974
  • St. Albans School in Washington, D.C. in 1970
  • Attended Iolani School in Honolulu, Hawaii 1967-1968
Honors:
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Cum Laude
  • Sigma Pi Sigma (an honorary physics society)
Admitted to the bar of:
  • U.S. Supreme Court 1979
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals 1979
  • U.S. District Court for the 9th Circuit 1977
  • Hawaii 1977
Private practice of law in the State of Hawaii since 1977 for:
  • William H. Lawson, Attorney at Law (1979 to date)
  • Cades, Schutte, Fleming & Wright (1977-1979)
Memberships in:
  • Hawaii State Bar Association
  • Consumer Lawyers of Hawaii
    (formerly the Association of Plaintiffs' Lawyers of Hawaii)
  • American Bar Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • National Lawyers Association
  • Christian Lawyers Society
  • Stanford Alumni Association
Practice areas:
  • Personal injury and Tort Law
  • Car Accidents and other Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Products Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Admiralty
  • Professional Malpractice (medical malpractice)
  • Civil litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Although we are located in Hawaii, we have assisted on Hawaii matters for clients and co-counsel from all over the United States and many parts of the world. To date we have represented residents of: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Montana, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia & Wisconsin as well as Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Guam, Micronesia & the Phillipines. We do not publish a list of representative clients due to privacy concerns.

Firm References:
American Savings Bank and First Hawaiian Bank

Representative Published Cases: Kukui Nuts of Hawaii, Inc. v. R. Baird & Co., Inc. 7 Haw. App. 598, 789 P.2d 501, cert denied, 71 Haw. 668, 833 P.2d 900 (1990) [unfair and deceptive trade practices]

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Future damages can be hard to prove in a personal injury case. But, nonetheless, the Hawaii courts hold that future damages may be awarded where there is competent medical testimony to demonstrate a future loss (such as a permanent injury or future complications, disability, limitations or pain and suffering). But supporting medical testimony is critical. "We have held that where the issue as to permanency of an injury or as to future pain or suffering is subjective in character, there must be competent expert opinion testimony as to the permanency of an injury or as to future pain and suffering before a jury may be permitted to consider such damages." Bachran v. Morishige, 469 P.2d 808, 813 (Haw. 1970)


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