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1 Answer | Asked in Wrongful Death for New Jersey on
Q: Person lived in another country they were visiting and was struck and killed by a car.

Person had no property in USA, left no Will and his wife did an Affidavit of Spouse in India, How we she apply for an Ad Prosequendum?

Grant Gerleman
Grant Gerleman answered on Jan 1, 2020

The wife, children, and parents of the deceased do not have to be citizens of the United States to file civil wrongful claims in the United States. As long as they can provide documentation proving their relationship to the deceased if it is challenged, they can bring claims against any insurance... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: How long after sexual assault at the workplace do I have to file a claim or suit In the state of Texas?
Grant Gerleman
Grant Gerleman answered on Jan 1, 2020

The statute of limitations recently changed in Texas a few years ago so it depends on when the assault occurred and how old you were at the time. If it happened within the past few years, then the statute of limitations for tort claims involving sexual assault is 5 years for an adult and 15 years... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: Is there a time limit on when u can take someone to court after a car accident?

I was pregnant and incarcerated in Tx on my way to a doctors appointment when the escorting officer wrecked. When the police came on the scene the officer had lied being one situation. The entire cause of the accident was put off on the elderly woman behind us. Which wasnt true. The officer... Read more »

Grant Gerleman
Grant Gerleman answered on Jan 1, 2020

Unfortunately the statute of limitations for negligence claims is 2 years. Claims against a Texas governmental entity also have special notice provisions. If you are past the two year time-frame, then it is likely that your claims would be barred.

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