Hawaii AG Approves $15M Hiking Death Settlement

Law360, New York (March 20, 2012, 9:25 PM EDT) -- The families of two hikers who plummeted 300 feet to their deaths in a Hawaii state park have reached a $15.4 million proposed settlement with the state's attorney general's office after the state was found liable for the women's deaths, the families' attorneys said Tuesday.

Former Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP partner Elizabeth Warke Brem and her cousin Paula Ramirez fell off a steep cliff while hiking on the island of Kauai in Waialua River State Park, where Hawaii “failed to exercise reasonable care to protect...
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