Hawaii Nursing Home Laws

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Nursing Home Negligence or Abuse

Statute of Limitations Haw. Rev. Stat. §657-7

  • Two years from when the injury was discovered, or reasonably should have been discovered.

Medical Malpractice

Statute of Limitations Haw. Rev. Stat. §657-7.3

  • Generally, two years from when the injury was discovered, or reasonably should have been discovered.
  • Case cannot be filed more than six years from the date of injury, unless malpractice was concealed by fraud.

Wrongful Death

Statute of Limitations Haw. Rev. Stat. §663-3

  • Two years

Damages Caps Haw. Rev. Stat. §663-8.7

  • Generally, $375,000 cap on non-economic damages with some exceptions. Haw. Rev. Stat. § 663-10.9

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