Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq.'s answer From my experience with DCS, they are fairly active in cases like this. Your other alternative is to file a lawsuit against everybody involved: the school principal, the gym teacher, the school and anyone else involved. When you are dealing with a school system, there may be initial administrative hurdles to overcome first. It will be too complicated to do yourself. You should find an attorney that will consult with you on price and approach.
Timur Akpinar's answer Tell your attorney and let her or him handle it. Your attorney's letter of rep probably already places them on notice that they should conduct further communications through the attorney.
Mr. James Charles Wright's answer Tennessee law is based on comparative negligence- if your injury resulted from your actions then you likely couldn't recover. The homeowner may have medical payments coverage that might pay your medical bills.
Stephen Arnold Black's answer Call your homeowners insurance company and request that they defend you against any legal action taken against you. Ask them if the policy covers you for losses like this one. Good luck.
Mr. James Charles Wright's answer A governmental entity is responsible for injuries caused by defects in its premises so long as the defect is one that the entity was on notice as to (knew about) or the defect existed and was in such a condition that the entity should have known.
Peter Munsing's answer You have a claim for unjust enrichment, possibly contract claims and conversion. You need a member of the Trial Lawyers Assn for the place where this happened or the corporation is located. Look for one who handles commercial claims.
Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq.'s answer I have not researched that issue legally, because I have had no cases on that subject. However, when I was a senior partner at a large, multi-state law firm, it was very important, based on our lawyers' advice, that the CEO only disclose the date of hire and the date the employee left. That was very important. I suspect that our corporate lawyers were correct that you can get in a lot of trouble if you disclose more than that. I suggest that you obtain local counsel to help you with the...
Mr. James Charles Wright's answer is it okay? - well there is nothing wrong or illegal with talking to the other sides insurer. At the same time there is no requirement that you talk to the other insurer either. You owe a duty to cooperate with your insurer. You also should cooperate with police at the scene. But no such duty exists in regard to the other carrier. It may have been better to talk to your insurer and let them handle this. But what is done - and I wouldn't lose sleep over it. Probably best not to...
Jedidiah "Jed" McKeehan's answer If you have sued for over $75,000.00, and the entity you have sued has a home office location in another state, that combination of factors is the most likely reason that the case was removed to federal court.
Mr. James Charles Wright's answer Way to go- homeschooling Mom! There are some risks with being the "organizer." Is there any way your home school coop could sponsor (it likely has insurance) and you could be the volunteer that helps organize? In any event if you are going to put these groups together- use a release. You probably have seen releases before when your child goes on an activity. You need to understand a child cannot waive or release claims and a parent can't release a child's claims either. But a parent...
Mr. James Charles Wright's answer If you have a "before" X-ray showing no injury and your prior records do not indicate any problems that is helpful. It is curious as to why you were getting an X-ray the month before the accident.
Mr. James Charles Wright's answer Yes. You likely need to at least talk with an attorney first. Lawyers on this site can't solicit business. You are welcome to contact a lawyer from this site if you have more detailed questions.
Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq.'s answer That is your legal recourse. If someone commits a criminal act against you, you file a charge against them. At that point, you are the victim and will be required to show up in criminal court for testimony.
Leonard Robert Grefseng's answer No, the property now belongs to the stepmother. What happens to it after her death will depend on what say does with it during the remainder of her life: she might spend it, etc. If she still has it at the time she dies, the ownership will depend on what her will says, and if she doesn't have a will, it will go to her heirs/family/kin.
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