Q: so the child has to turn 18 to sue?
A: If the child is not 18, then the child's tutor can sue on behalf of the child. Usually the tutor is the parent of the child, but if there is no parent, then the guardian, however one might have to legally qualify ask obtain the right from the Court to sue on behalf of the child---it's not difficult however, I highly recommend that you consult with an accident/injury attorney to discuss the specifics of your matter and how to best proceed going forward. Good luck.
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