Michael H. Joseph's answer Yes, but the first step is you need to file a no fault application with the insurance company for the car that hit your duaghter within 30 days of the accident. They are responsible for paying for her hospital and medical bills. You can find out the insurance company from the code on the police report. In addition, you can definitely sue the driver for your daughter's pain and suffering.
Jonathan Bradford Ripps' answer Hello – I am terribly sorry for your situation. You should contact an attorney immediately in order to discuss causes of action. We are available if you would like to speak further.
Peter N. Munsing's answer Time for you to bring a case would have been, with the most liberal ruling, when you turned 21. I don't see any way, but why not contact a member of the NY State Trial Lawyers who handles police misconduct cases.
I'm not hearing any specific facts in your situation. As a general rule a person chosing their route is responsible for it's safety. Unless there is a need to go across frozen water they would be harmed. Look at the Restatement of Torts Sec 343 and NY cases cited.As to state agencies, they are governed by the Tort Claims Act. If you have a case, contact a member of the NY State Trial Lawyers Assn.
Peter N. Munsing's answer If they leave it up it can be viewed as a continuing libel. Get an attorney to write a cease and desist letter on your behalf and also to ask the services involved to take the materials down.
Peter N. Munsing's answer Unlikely. For your PTSD suggest you try EMDR if you haven't--it's quite effective. It is very tough to prove bullying and in a collegiate system you are an adult, can decide to bag the class, ask the school for a refund, and get a professor that acts like a human being. By the way, I hope you haven't gotten into this on social media or at some point they could claim libel or slander, and you don't want to go there. If you did get into it, take those posts down now.
Peter N. Munsing's answer Depends on what you mean by represent. Under some state rules you may advise them but would have to refer them to another attorney for litigation. Under some state rules you can't . Delaware, for instance, goes after Pennsylvania lawyers ---or tries to--if they advertise in Pennsylvania for people who were hit in Delaware.
Peter N. Munsing's answer 90 days from then. There may be exceptions--if you are over the time limit but they were aware of it you may have an out. Contact a member of the NYState Trial Lawyers Assn in your county immediately--as in today! They give free consults.
Timur Akpinar's answer You could consult with attorneys in your area to explore if they would handle the matter on a basis that would be cost-effective for you. It sounds like the matter involves property damage only, which is good because no one was hurt, but that could make it more difficult to find representation. Depending on the size of the PD claim, an attorney could weigh the costs of litigation against the recovery.
Timur Akpinar's answer In these cases, the damages are generally related to the severity of the harm. In that vein, similar to negligence-based personal injury cases, a court would examine the nature of injuries and disabilities, with a major factor being whether they are temporary or permanent.
Peter N. Munsing's answer You have an unsafe workplace. If your union won't do anything about it I suggest you contact a member of the NYState Trial Lawyers Assn who handles employment issues. You may have to try a number. Try the National Employment Law Project: https://www.nelp.org/
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Derek John Soltis' answer You need to speak with an attorney. Your story is heartbreaking, but without reviewing the legal documents and the court decisions it is impossible to put together a strategy for you.
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