Q: I wish to explore litigation against a private shelter for negligence resulting in medical problems for me.
All is well documented and the shelter is private but falls under the oversight and it is funded by DHS in NYC
A: You can talk to you and experience personal injury lawyer in your state.
A: I agree with my colleague - speak with an experienced personal injury attorney. Keep in mind that if you intend to pursue a claim against the City of New York you must file a Notice of Claim within 90 days of the incident or you will not be able to file a lawsuit against them. That the City of New York provides oversight of the shelter may not, without more, give rise to any legal duty on the part of the City. Again, speak with an attorney
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