Peter Briskin's answer Absolutely, you can sue. Whether or not you will prevail depends on a number of factors. It is important that you do not discuss the claim with any insurance companies. You should speak to a personal injury attorney first who will take care of all your concerns so that you may focus on your child's recovery. ! I can be reached any time to discuss your daughter's accident and most importantly I wish her a speedy recovery!
Peter Briskin's answer Most likely given the basic facts you provided you will not be facing jail time. If there is any concern for exposure it may be in the context of a civil lawsuit, but even then the likelihood of success on the part of a plaintiff would depend on additional facts you have not presented.
Peter Briskin's answer This is a fact sensitive question. Depends on whether property is residential or commercial. If residential is it owner occupied or rented? Further, a homeowner may be held liable for dangerous conditions of abutting sidewalk if homeowner created the condition. Best thing to do is call an attorney that handles these cases and send picture of the condition and provide the address so that a preliminary investigation may be conducted.
Peter Briskin's answer Any malpractice claim needs to be fully investigated before filing in court. The question becomes “was there anything the doctor did or didn't do that departed from the standard of care". If an individual files suit "pro se" there is no requirement to satisfy the certificate of merit statute. If an attorney files a malpractice suit the certificate of merit becomes a requirement.
NY Medical malpractice claims must be filed within 2 ½ years from the date of the alleged negligent...
Peter Briskin's answer This is a very difficult question to answer. Duration of the litigation process varies from case to case. It depends on a number of factors including how many parties are involved in the lawsuit, the complexity of the issues involved, The cooperation of counsel for the parties as well as the county the case is venued in, among other things. In certain situations there may be a preference that is applicable depending on the plaintiff which would accelerate the time for trial once discovery...
Peter Briskin's answer Personal injury lawyer. It’s important to photograph the location immediately, and get any witnesses contact information. I can be reached anytime at 908-279-7979 and I would be more than happy to meet with you over this weekend .
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