Depending on the date of the incident and the jurisdiction of this incident will determine what your rights are. Speak to an attorney who does personal injury, but try speaking to a family law attorney as well.
Go over the specific facts with them and it will be to your benefit.
Wesley C. Buchanan, Esq.
Attorney at Law
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That would depend on the statute of limitations. Suggest you contact a local personal injury attorney as most will provide an initial consultation for free.
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