Q: Can I sue or ask for damages from my husband if my husband caused a boat accident and severely injured my daughter?
The boat accident happened in 2022 on Lake Michigan. My husband was driving the boat and didn't follow my daughter's numerous pleadings to return to the shore.
A: Yes, your daughter may have a cause of action against her father for injuries she sustained as a result of his negligence.
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A: I'm sorry about the accident and your daughter's injuries. I hope she is okay. You may be able to sue, but additional information could be helpful. It may depend on whether there are any family or household exclusions on the policy. If it's a small boat under 26 feet, it may have been covered under the homeowners policy. If there was a separate marine policy, check the provisions. See if you could arrange a free initial consult with an attorney - there are a number of important issues to sort out here. Good luck
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