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Erik Peterson

  • Highest medical malpractice settlement in California history
  • Obtained a $21 million verdict for a brain injury from auto accident
  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©
  • Named to Super Lawyers® for 15 years
  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 100
    National Trial Lawyers: Top 100

    Recognized among The National Trial Lawyers’ Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

  • Best Lawyers
    Best Lawyers

    Named to The Best Lawyers in America© in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury.

  • Super Lawyers
    Super Lawyers

    Erik Peterson has been named to Super Lawyers® every year since 2006.

  • LCA
    LCA

    Mr. Peterson is a Senior Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.

  • Avvo 10.0 Rating
    Avvo 10.0 Rating

    Avvo’s highest available rating for client satisfaction and success.

  • AV Preeminent
    AV Preeminent

    Indicates the highest level of professional legal ability and ethics.

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Erik L. Peterson

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Attorney Erik L. Peterson, partner at Bostwick & Peterson, focuses his trial practice in the areas of personal injury and medical malpractice. He has obtained high figure results including a $21M jury verdict for a brain injury sustained in a car accident and what is believed to be the largest recovery in history for California medical malpractice, a $17M birth injury settlement for a brain injury. He is admitted to practice in both Hawaii and California.

Mr. Peterson has been honored for his excellence in the field with recognitions such as:

  • Hawaii Medical Malpractice Super Lawyers® 2019

  • The Best Lawyers in America©

  • Martindale-Hubbell® peer review rating of AV® Preeminent™

  • Selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America

  • Hawaii Association for Justice

  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers

Mr. Peterson's experience is extensive, having handled cases ranging from maritime law to automobile accidents. Whatever type of case Mr. Peterson takes on, he commits to doing everything within his power to secure a successful result.

If you are interested in having Mr. Peterson handle your case, contact the firm by filling out a free case evaluation form. Also check out attorney Peterson's Super Lawyers profile by clicking here.

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Awards
  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 100

    Recognized among The National Trial Lawyers’ Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

    National Trial Lawyers: Top 100
  • Best Lawyers

    Named to The Best Lawyers in America© in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury.

    Best Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers

    Erik Peterson has been named to Super Lawyers® every year since 2006.

    Super Lawyers
  • LCA

    Mr. Peterson is a Senior Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.

    LCA
  • Avvo 10.0 Rating

    Avvo’s highest available rating for client satisfaction and success.

    Avvo 10.0 Rating
  • AV Preeminent

    Indicates the highest level of professional legal ability and ethics.

    AV Preeminent

Why Choose Bostwick & Peterson, LLP?

  • James Bostwick Is A Nationally Certified Specialist By The American Board Of Professional Liability
  • Included In The List Of "Best Lawyers In America" By U.S. News - Best Lawyers® Since Its Inception In 1983
  • James Bostwick Received The Trial Lawyers "Presidential Award Of Merit"
  • Invite-Only Member Of The Inner Circle of Advocates, Limited To The Nation’s Top 100 Plaintiff Lawyers
  • Record-Setting Verdicts & Settlements In Four States, For Malpractice, Truck, And Auto Accidents
  • Best Lawyers® Trial Lawyer Of The Year In 2012

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