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.
Your damages can be based upon many things. Such as lost wages, pain and suffering, disfigurement, and medical billing. I suggest you consult with a personal injury attorney before signing anything from an insurance company.
You really did not provide enough information to provide an answer. As a practical matter the attorney you have will most familiar with your case and the history of it. I suggest you go and sit down with him and ask him all of the questions you have. Then if you are satisfied seek out another opinion.
Not likely unless you can prove some kind of bad faith. You should have a qualified personal injury attorney look for possible assets of the driver and obtain proof that this insurance policy is limited to $30,000.00. You will likely have subrogation liens for you medical care that will need to be dealt with before you will get paid. Another thing you should consider is other possible defendants, such as maybe the vehicle manufacturer, but to do that you will need the vehicle you were...