Very sorry for you loss. You need to meet with an attorney as soon as possible to determine when your Statute of Limitations will expire.
A proper investigation needs to be done to determine what other factors may be at play. Whether is was a commercial pool, at a apartment complex or a private pool? Was the equipment working properly? Is all of the equipment up to state, city and county code? There are a lot of questions here and you have not provided enough information. Contact an...
Yes you can, and if you get a judgment you can forward it to the Department of Public Safety and they can withhold the renewal of his drivers license until he satisfies the judgment.
Also, if you have full coverage on your vehicle then you can have your own insurance company fix your car and have them go after his personally which is much easier process on for you.
Hopefully you got the vehicle plate number and a name and call the police and report the accident as soon as possible and give them all them information you have. I would treat it as a hit and run if I was you.
You need to call a Texas attorney ASAP who can look at other possible areas where recovery might be made. For example a product defect case against the vehicle manufacturer. But these type cases need to be worked up quickly as evidence can disappear or be destroyed and reduce your chances of recovering. I would be happy to take a look at it.
Unfortunately, your medical doctors may correct. I would contact an attorney who specializes in personal injury litigation. They may be able to best assist with you regarding any communication with your doctors. Further you should discontinue any communication with the insurance adjuster until you had your consultation with that attorney.
Your best bet is to contact a personal injury attorney. There are a lot of moving parts here. Venue should be explored on the driver and the companies contacts in the United States. Worst case scenario you have to go to Canada. Either way these cases are heavily defended, you are way behind already.
Typically, auto insurance should cover this type of damage. Whether its the car owner that caused the damage or the auto insurance of the owner of the car that was damaged. As a practical matter you should contact your insurance carrier and make them aware of the situation and get their advice.