In Hawaii’s workers’ comp system, people with long-lasting injuries are often forced to battle doctors hand-picked by insurance companies to get treatment.
UPDATED: Peyton Valiente almost died from injuries suffered at a day care, and the Honolulu Police Department acknowledged botching the investigation.
Chelsea Valiente is worried the state hasn’t listed son Peyton’s ex-babysitter in a database of known abusers aimed at alerting others of problems.
But construction funding remains unsettled in a “recovery plan” submitted to the Federal Transit Administration.
Doug Chin is looking at the case after Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Keith Kaneshiro said police gave him no new evidence.
The report, commissioned by the Ulupono Initiative, suggests a new kind of contracting for finishing the troubled project
Meanwhile, the husband of the day care owner retired this week from the Honolulu Police Department, where he was a corporal.
But the Police Commission is told it’s unlikely charges will ever be filed in the assault.