Explain your concerns to your attorney. He or she is most familiar with the facts.
In my office, we do not settle client’s cases without their consent to do so, not matter how large or small the settlement offer.
Ask for a meeting with your attorney and remember not to be confrontational, you attorney is your ally, not your adversary. Get all the information you can and ask for different outcomes if you make different decisions on the offer.
Unfortunately in this country one can sue anyone for anything. The real issue is whether or not you will win if you sue the other driver.
Ask your attorney what the other driver did or failed to do that caused harm to you. If the answer is nothing, then you may lose the suit against the other driver.
Maybe the best course is to give the pickup driver's insurance company a deadline to either pay your demand amount you will file a lawsuit.
I suspect the pickup driver may not have enough...
Most attorneys, including my office, offer meetings to discuss your case at no charge. Our office does not charge any fees unless we first recover something for the injured person first. If you would like to call me, my direct line is (559) 421-5116. Please call me and we can discuss your daughter's situation at no cost to you.
The bar has a duty to make sure the premises are safe for paying customers. You can sue for damages from the accident, but to be successful, more information about your situation is needed. Some of the things would include more details about how an intoxicated person knocked over a table and why it broke your tooth. In the meantime make sure you seek appropriate medical attention. If you want to file a lawsuit for bodily injury, you must do so before the two year anniversary of the injury or...
You describe what is often called hyper vigilant behavior by some metal health experts. Many of the people that come to my office for help following a motor vehicle collision have apprehension of returning to driving for the traumatic experience of the impact. The severity of the impact on each person's life is obviously different as this is a personal aliment that is personal to each victim.
The law allows an injury victim to recover for all damages caused from the other's wrongful conduct...
While the person who hit you is responsible for your medical bills, practically speaking if (s)he doesn't have any insurance (s)he probably doesn't have any money either. Turn the bill into your own insurance, that is what you pay money to your insurance for, situations like this. If the collision is not your fault then your insurance rates should not increase.
If it is your insurance company asking for this information, then you must cooperate with them in order for them to pay your claim. What information is on the registration that you do not want your insurance company to give out?
You are allowed to pursue whoever is responsible for your damages, even those that originally started from someone else, like the other motorist that hit you. Practically speaking, you need to have a big case to take on the automobile manufacturers. They have deep pockets to hire a battery of lawyers that will argue over whether or not the sun sets in the west. You can report the claim to the manufacturer, but without some sort of media attention, I highly doubt they will respond to your...