Timur Akpinar's answer You should consult with a Rhode Island attorney as to what is considered and admissible specific to the state. As a general matter, some of the things that courts in such cases could consider include video footage from the establishment, eyewitness testimony, and receipts.
Neville Bedford's answer Your remedies will depend on whether she is a guest or a tenant. If she is a guest, you might ask her to leave if she continues this behavior you find unacceptable. If she is a tenant, you may have to file a formal eviction.
2) you may file a civil suit but if the rapist has no money there isn't a civil case that can be brought that won't cost you more.
3) consult a member of the RI assn for justice to discuss your options.I believe the statute of limitations is three years from the date of the event, but in the case of a minor, 3 years from your 18th birthday.
Peter N. Munsing's answer Depends entirely on what happened. At that age they are young adults and granparents aren't necessarily responsible unless 17 yr old is their kid. Why not contact a member of the RI Assn for Justice --they give free consults.
Peter N. Munsing's answer Charges need to be pressed by the police and /or attorney general's office. A civil suit is possible if it can be shown that it happened at the daycare. Suggest the parents contact an attorney who provides free consultations.
Peter N. Munsing's answer Or someone walks them to school.The school board is presumably elected.That's how you get it--the R.I. Statute seems to say that they have to provide a bus when walking "isnt practicable." Your arguement would be for the kids up to grade 4 or so walking 3/4 of a mile is a long way, and for all kids unsafe due to lack of sidewalks and crossings.
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Neville Bedford's answer As long as that is recorded in the police report, it will likely be sorted out between the insurance companies. If you suffered injuries, consider retaining an injury to assist you.
Timothy J. Deffet's answer The answer is possibly. You should take pictures of the basement and railing area on the stairs immediately from all angles. Go see a doctor, give a history of the accident, keep copies of all bills and records. Are there any code violations on the property? Shoddy maintenance etc? Any witnesses to your fall? You should contact a RI attorney ASAP. I am only licenses in IL but grew up in RI and know attorneys licensed there if you need someone. Feel free to contact me. These cases can be tricky....
Terrence Rubino's answer your girlfriend is best served by contacting a reputable rhode island attorney who does injury work. first consultations are usually free and normally lawyers will do the case on a contingent %. some court systems are online like indiana where it is fairly easy to find out who has sued or been sued and for what. short of that, prior lawsuits for the same thing are typically discovered by your lawyer after the case is filed. good luck!
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