Johnwas born and raised on the Island of O`ahu, and moved to Kona in 1973 with his... more
Johnwas born and raised on the Island of O`ahu, and moved to Kona in 1973 with his wife Jill (Roehrig) Olson. There, they raised two sons: Robert and Peter Olson, both of whom are attorneys. Mr. Olson started practicing in Kona in 1973 with local attorney Richard Ishida. In 1975, Mr. Olson joined the Office of the Public Defender in Hilo, where he became the supervising Deputy for the Big Islan... view profile
A personal injury lawyer works with clients who have suffered a physical or emotional injury, usually by accident or mistake. They cover cases such as car accidents, botched surgery, and harassment. Personal injury attorneys know how the insurance claim process works, they know what evidence to gather, and they know how to calculate and present a claim for damages. Many personal injury attorneys take cases on a contingency basis, which means they receive an agreed-upon percentage of the payment you receive, also called the personal injury settlement. If you don't recover any money, they don't get paid their fee. Personal injury lawyers also know how to defend you if someone thinks an injury is your fault.