I would document your injuries by seeing a doctor. I would also file and incident report with your property manager.
If your injuries are serious I would contract a local personal injury attorney. You can find one on AVVO.
I am glad that you did not sustain an obvious serious injury. I would speak with an attorney to make sure that the amount you accept covers any medical bills you had and you are clear if you settle whether you owe any money to your insurance company for the emergency room visit (which is common)
If you do not have an obvious permanent injury you are lucky however the amount offered for a settlement probably will not be substantial
Food born illness is a valid basis for a claim. If your wife did not seek medical attention for her vomiting, it is her word that the food from the company caused her illness, which appears to be short lived.
I would not imagine a large resolution, they may offer your wife her wage loss wages
Generally when a lawyer represents him or herself they have a fool for a lawyer. With that said in the specific factual situation you set forth, did you have Underinsured Motorist Coverage? There are often lien issue and you would want to make sure that they were well addressed before resolution.
You may well be able to resolve for a net amount that is in your favor. I recommend you consult with a few personal injury attorneys before you decide to resolve on your own.
This is a common negligence claim that could be against the hospital or some other entity that installed or maintained the sign. There is likely benefits available to pay medical bills with some limit, called MED PAY. There may also be the basis for a personal injury claim. I recommend you consult with a local personal injury attorney. You can find one on AVVO.
I am glad your husband survived such a serious accident. You may have a claim against the auto manufacturer but these are usually difficult cases. They will expect that the vehicle be preserved for their inspection, so if your husband is seriously injured he should seek medical attention, then the advice of skilled products liability / defective auto attorney.
You can find a qualified attorney on AVVO.
Yes, you may still have a case but it will be more difficult. I would make sure that you document your injuries and consult with a personal injury attorney for advice.
You can find an attorney on AVVO.