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Medical Malpractice Attorneys Obtaining Justice Against Negligent Professionals

Serving the community of Maui for more than 40 years

When you go to a doctor or other healthcare professional, you trust them to treat you competently, with proper care and full disclosure of your medical issues and treatment. However, sometimes medical providers act negligently and cause you harm. If you believe that you have been the victim of medical malpractice, you need to hire a knowledgeable and skilled attorney to represent you in your claim. At the Law Offices of Tateishi & Tanaka, our attorneys have more than 40 years of experience in medical malpractice litigation and have obtained full compensation for our clients.

What is medical malpractice?

Medical malpractice occurs when your healthcare provider commits a mistake that constitutes medical negligence. In other words, your doctor’s actions violate the standard of care required by their medical specialty.

In our experience, medical negligence can consist of:

  • Failure to diagnose
  • Surgical errors
  • Failure to obtain informed consent before treatment
  • Improper cancer treatment
  • Medication errors
  • Anesthesia errors

It is important to remember that when a doctor makes a mistake, or you are unhappy with the treatment, it does not necessarily mean that malpractice has occurred. In order to obtain compensation for medical malpractice, you must be able to prove that your healthcare provider acted negligently and that their incompetence is what caused you harm.

Such actions can lead to serious injury or wrongful death. If you or a loved one has suffered from the negligent acts of a medical professional, our personal injury attorneys can help you win your case.

Who can be sued in a medical malpractice lawsuit?

Not only doctors who make errors in your treatment can be sued. Other healthcare providers and companies can be liable:

  • Nurses
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Healthcare facilities
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Hospitals
  • Software developers

Because of Hawaii’s statute of limitations, it is imperative that you file your claim within two years of when you discovered, or should have discovered the medical error. Even if your injury is not noticeable immediately, you cannot file your claim more than six years after the date of the error. We can ensure that you file your claim in a timely manner, identify all the wrongful participants and obtain the maximum amount of compensation.

Contact our Wailuku medical malpractice attorneys today

If you have been injured as a result of medical malpractice in Maui, the Law Offices of Tateishi & Tanaka has the experience and dedication to help you recover fair compensation. Contact us online or call 808-244-3933 today to schedule a free initial consultation at our Wailuku, Maui office.

Successful Results

    A married man and father of two minor children, suffers severe injuries and death from the effects of over radiation caused by the negligence of his health care providers and a defect in the treatment software program.

  • WRONGFUL DEATH $850,000

    A man occupying a vehicle that collides into a tree as a result of the driver’s negligence sustains multiple injuries, including brain hemorrhage, fracture to his leg, and seizures.


    While riding his motorcycle on a state highway, a man sustains severe injuries to his head and body as a result of the negligence of a driver making a left turn in his path of travel and the failure to install traffic signals at the site of the collision.


    A man is killed in a rear-end collision.

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