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Lois H. Yamaguchi

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Lois H. Yamaguchi

lyamaguchi@rlhlaw.com

Experience:
 

Practice Areas:
Product Liability Defense, Commercial and Complex Litigation, Professional Liability, Personal Injury/Tort Litigation, Health Care Malpractice

Education:
University of California, Hastings College of the Law (J.D. 1990); University of Hawaii - Manoa (Graduate Certificate, Public Administration); University of Washington (B.A., B.S.)

Admissions:
Hawaii (1990), District of Hawaii (1990), Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (2003)

Publications:
Yamaguchi, L., Primerus Product Liability Compendium 2014 (Hawaii section on Non-Contractual Indemnity and Contribution); Yamaguchi, L., Hawaii chapter, “Products Liability Defenses, A State-by-State Compendium”, DRI The Voice of the Defense Bar, 2013; Yamaguchi, L., Hawaii chapter, “Punitive Damages: A State-by-State Compendium”, DRI The Voice of the Defense Bar, 2009; Fukunaga, K., Yamaguchi, L., Hawaii chapter, “Products Liability Defenses, A State-by-State Compendium”, DRI The Voice of the Defense Bar, 2007

Published Decisions:
Durham v. County of Maui, 742 F.Supp.2d 1121 (D.Haw. 2010)
Durham v. County of Maui, 729 F.Supp.2d 1188 (D.Haw. 2010)
Durham v. County of Maui, 696 F.Supp.2d 1150 (D.Haw. 2010)
Udac v. Takata Corp., 121 Hawaii 143, 214 P.3d 1133 (App. 2009), cert denied (2010)
Kamakana v. City & County of Honolulu, 447 F.3d 1172 (9th Cir. 2006)
Josue v. Isuzu Motors America, Inc., 87 Hawaii 413, 958 P.2d 535 (1998)

Memberships:
Hawaii State Bar Association; Defense Research Institute (Member since 1997; Hawaii State Representative 2009-2013)