I am assuming you were not with him at the time. Normally, they would need to establish that you were negligent in loaning him the truck. More specifically, that you knew or should have known that he was likely to drink and drive and/ or he has a history of driving recklessly. if you were with him, the case against you is stronger because you let him drive in when impaired .
This is the type of injury an experienced lawyer can can help your daughter to secure fair compensation. There are experts who can test to establish the injury and it's impact.
You should consult a lawyer who has experience handling head injury cases. This site is a good place to start your search . Best wishes to your daughter.
Yes. You can still bring a claim. Whether you want to hire a lawyer or do it yourself depends on the amount of damage. Check with the small claims court in the county where the incident occurred to see if your damages are within their limits. if you were injured, you should consult an attorney.
There is no formula for computing damages in a personal injury case. Damages and impact on the injured party's life vary case by case. You were in a substantial collision and are continuing to receive treatment. if you were my client, i would tell you it is premature to discuss settlement of your claim. Hopefully you will reach a full recovery in the near future, but until you reach your maximum medical improvement it is too soon to evaluate your claim. if you are still under treatment than...
You probably have at least six years from the date of injury. The Washington Supreme Court struck down a limitation in a policy that was less than three years and applied a six year statute. However, the court has not ruled on whether a policy could provide a longer limit, say three years and be valid. So, i always get a copy of my client's policy and read it. You can ask your insurer for a letter telling you how long you have to file a lawsuit.
You should see a competent personal injury...
Your friend, the owner of the car, can make a claim to repair the damage to his car with his own insurer. He may have a claim under the collision coverage, which has a deductible, or uninsured motorist property damage if he has that coverage.
If you were injured in the accident, you may have a claim under the uninsured motorist coverage for bodily injury.
If the matter is reported to the departmetn of licensing he will have to reimburse for the damages before he gets his license back,...
You should retain an attorney. Fair compensation depends on a number of factors, including the interference with your daily life , work and recreational activities. If you have a pre-existing condition that would be a factor as well. This not a complete list of considerations. You should have competent personal injury counsel review your medical records and discuss these issues with you.
The answer to your question depends on whether there was court approval of the settlement. Washington law requires the appointment of a disinterested person, known as a settlement guardian ad litem to report to the court on the appropriateness of the settlement. The court then decides whether to approve the settlement. If this process was properly followed it is very unlikely he can make a claim. If not followed, he should be able to still make a claim. Contact a personal injury lawyer in your area.