Contact a local attorney immediately who is experienced in car wreck and DWI cases. You have many options. An attorney who specializes in personal injury cases can help you recover for your damages. Do you have UM/UIM coverage?
You need to contact a personal injury attorney immediately. Based on my firm's experience with handling numerous explosion cases, the company will find a reason to fire your partner. If you contact a personal injury attorney who is board certified in personal injury, the company will NOT get notified until action needs to be taken to protect your partner's rights.
In response to your question, you can expect the insurance company of the person who rear-ended you to give you the run-around and try and give you an extremely low-ball offer that may not even cover your medical bills. Based on your description of what happened in the wreck and the injuries you suffered, it is in your best interest to talk with an attorney who is experienced in personal injury cases. The insurance company will not give you a fair offer if you try to settle the case on your own.
Yes, you can sue the apartment complex and potentially any pool maintenance company that was responsible for maintaining the gate. Although it is a difficult time for you and your family, you need to contact a board certified personal injury attorney immediately so that evidence is not lost or hidden. Drownings involving apartment complexes require experience and skill - make sure the attorney you hire has the experience and skill in handling these types of cases.
Go see a doctor immediately for the pain in your neck. In Texas, you have two years to file a personal injury claim. Although the insurance company of the other driver will try and deny your claim because of the two week gap, experienced attorneys in personal injury law can help you recover for your damages.
You need to contact a Board Certified Personal Injury Attorney immediately. Based on the problems you described, you need to see another doctor for a second opinion. Our firm handles all of our cases on a contingency fee basis.
Depending on the state where the wreck occurred will determine how long you have to file a claim. Based on the facts that you have described, you need to hire a local attorney who specializes in personal injury cases.
You need to contact a medical malpractice attorney immediately. There is a deadline by which you must file a case, otherwise, you are barred from filing a lawsuit. I see that you are in Houston, but the statute of limitations (the "deadline") is different in each state. There are many excellent attorneys on AVVO who handle medical malpractice claims - contact one of those attorneys right away.
No, it is not fair. Insurance companies have become used to injured people taking the low offers that do not even fully compensate for the injuries or medical bills. I suggest you contact a local personal injury attorney who is experienced in car wreck cases.