Premises Liability

Advising and defending Hawai‘i businesses from liability.

Our Expertise

Goodsill attorneys have extensive experience defending Hawaii businesses in litigation involving all aspects of premises liability. We have worked on behalf of a wide variety of clients and facilities, such as Hyatt Corporation, The Lodge at Koele, Manele Bay Hotel, Grand Wailea Resort, YMCA of Honolulu, Hawaiian Waters Adventure Park, Sea Life Park, Puna Geothermal Venture, Polo Ralph Lauren and Local Motion.

We have successfully represented owners and operators of hotels, resorts, bars, restaurants, power plants, swimming pools, water slides, spas, beaches, golf courses, boats, trams, recreational and sport facilities, churches, and day care programs. We take pride in advising and, when necessary, vigorously defending our clients in mediations, arbitrations, trials and appeals in state and federal courts.

Examples of our work include:

  • Personal Injury Lawsuits – Representing corporate defendants in personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits involving claims of negligence, products liability, breach of warranty, liquor liability, toxic torts, civil liability for criminal acts, ocean liability, and liability for recreational and sports injuries.
  • Contract and Insurance Disputes – Advising and representing clients regarding contractual rights and obligations and insurance issues.
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) – Successfully defending clients in lawsuits filed pursuant to Title III of the ADA (alleging discrimination by public accommodations against persons with disabilities), including a defense verdict in the first federal court jury trial in Hawai‘i involving alleged ADA violations.