Fault in Florida is PURELY comparative, meaning you can make a claim or sue for the portion you are not at fault. So, either way he has a claim. I'd say he has a pretty good one. The police officer's finding won't come into civil court. A good personal injury lawyer will help explain and make the claims.
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The short answer is yes, they will settle but they won't offer anything but nuisance money. The question is- was there no treatment because there was no injury and no pain OR was there no treatment because you didn't have time and made other things a priority? We got a million dollar verdict last year where the client didn't treat for 10 months except for an initial hospital visit but needed 3 surgeries after. It all depends on the facts.
Either way, a local personal injury lawyer can...
I have cases similar to this and agree, they are tough, but there may be a claim here. You can sue for negligent supervision or for essentially a teacher's negligence in performance of his or her duties. Anything remotely relating to a school nurse is virtually untouchable by lawyers because of a combination of tough governmental immunity laws and tough medical malpractice laws. The tug-of-war concerns me and likely was a foreseeable injury that the teacher could and should have prevented or...
It is every difficult to establish third party liability on a business for criminal activity of a third party. This one seems very difficult. There is not much a bar can do to prevent this type of conduct.
The death case only has 2 years to make a case, so you need to call someone soon. As for the injury claims, those have 4 years from the date of loss, but nailing down evidence and determining other possible insurance coverages and assets needs to happen as soon as possible. The driver would be responsible for all injuries and their might be other parties as well.