Hi , I have accident over see , in UK , defendant (company) who is responsible for accident admitted for responsibility .
But is already over 2 years and UK lawyer don't have any results , they say US doctors opinion not met
UK criteria , in my opinion thy looking for something to don't pay compensation . Can I file case against them i US in US court
Car / Auto Accident Lawyer
Accident or damage occurred there, suit is there. I don't see a way to file legitimately here. Talk to your lawyer in UK for assistance.
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Landlord / Tenant Lawyer
Highly unlikely. You would have both jurisdiction and statute of limitations problems here. You did the right thing by proceeding in the UK.
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Personal Injury Lawyer
Yes, you can, but the defendant will object and the judge may not allow it. Generally, jurisdiction/venue is an issue for the defendant, not the plaintiff, so if you are willing to come over to prosecute your case, that might be acceptable.
Another issue is that you have a pending UK case. You cannot recover twice.
None of us are qualified to opine about UK law, so talk to your UK attorney about whether this is viable.
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