2016 award in favor of the family and estate of Maui resident Patricia Leengrow, who was struck by a drunk driver on the Pali Highway. Most of the funds were paid by the insurance company for the bar, Nachos Grande, after we proved that Nachos Grande had overserved alcohol to the at-fault driver.
Industrial accident caused release of gases; Mr. Ranken’s clients were 30 neighbors of the plant who experienced respiratory symptoms and had to flee their homes.
Gate lock on condo pool was poorly maintained, allowing unsupervised child to gain access.
Arm fracture, shoulder injury, and torn meniscus (knee). Our client was off work for six months. We established that the glazed tile installed at the hotel was too slippery to be safe for outdoor use.
Our injured client was the driver of a runaway truck; in a highly technical trial we were able to prove that the braking system malfunctioned.
The Defendant was a national chain restaurant.
For motorcycle rider who suffered leg injury when a car turned in front of him.
Our client suffered several broken bones and could not return to work; we were able to identify and collect the policy limits from multiple sources of insurance.
Slip and fall accident causing back injury, at a Kihei, Maui condominium complex.
Our expert witness established that a marble threshold between the hall and bathroom of our client’s room exceeded the safe height.
The captain of a tour boat conducted an unsafe maneuver causing our client, a woman visiting from California, to fall and suffer dental injuries.
Visitor suffered ankle injury due to uneven paving stones at a popular Maui tourist attraction.
Leg injury from highway collision.
Husband and wife received back and neck injuries from collision on the road to Hana.
Liability was disputed but through thorough investigation and forensic analysis, we proved that our client had the right of way and the other driver (operating a company van) was at fault.
Bicyclist struck by van.
Full back wages awarded against hotel after federal court trial for wrongful termination of our client, an assistant manager.