Not sure what you mean about third party rulings. You can take testimony from ANYONE with probative information about the accident or your injuries. The fact that you're related to the passenger is only relevant to the extent that a jury may think she's prejudice there is no doubt though that she is a competent witness. In short, you can take her testimony with her consent or by subpoena. It sounds like you probably should call an expert rather than handle this yourself.
You need an experienced nursing home lawyer (blue link below). This is not a medical malpractice case but a nursing home negligence/wrongful death case. You have one year to file your lawsuit but prior to that an estate needs to be opened and records ordered and reviewed by an expert. I suggest you begin the process soon as employees in these nursing homes tend to change jobs frequently and securing a statement or deposition from them is often a very important part of meeting your burden of...
How in the world is a lawyer NOT involved in your case supposed to answer that? You need to ask your lawyer why the trial date keeps changing. Typical reasons are that one party has asked for a continuance or the judge has a scheduling conflict. If you ask your lawyer he should answer you truthfully. Make it clear to him that you DO NOT want any more continuances.
Nearly all of the time it will be the vehicle pulling from the private drive into the street. Your son had a duty to yield to the traffic on the street even if that traffic was stopped. i know that sounds unfair but that's likely how this will turn out. I suggest calling your auto insurance company.
Your question is a little confusing but the only parties your son should cooperate with are his own insurance company and maybe the police. In order to make sure your son has insurance coverage is to cooperate with the company. Most insurance policies require prompt notice of a potential claim and cooperation thereafter. My advice would also to cooperate with the police. In the event you are concerned about a possible criminal charge I sugggest you talk to a criminal lawyer before providing...
There are many reasons a legal malpractice case may survive despite the "disposition date" of 6/23/11. Without writing several paragraphs on this very complicated issue i suggest you consult a legal malpractice lawyer( blue link below) immediately as time is certainly working against you. If the attorney client relationship continued, if your mom had no reason to know of the legal malpractice or if there was fraud are only a few situations where the case may still survive.
Absolutely you may still bring a claim for compensation. Ohio provides a two year statute of limitations for cases lake yours. You should not wait however to hire a lawyer (blue link below). There are many things that need to be done for you right away. An experienced injury lawyer will guide you through the process and advise you in a way to maximize your recovery. Please do not wait any longer or you rush damaging your rights.