Following a 7.5 hour trip from home state of Virginia to Wilmington, NC I fell asleep at intersection 2 blocks from destination of mother's home. Was arrested for DUI of antidepressants which were prescribed and niece (who is former police officer and currently bail bondsman) bonded me out under condition I go to ER for evaluation. She falsified information that I was drinking earlier in the day (I have not drank anything for months), threatening suicide (which I would never do) and that I stopped taking my medications (I was arrested for DUI of antidepressants). I spent 7 days 4.5 hours away from everyone and the institution was a huge joke. What are my options?
You need to sit down with a personal injury attorney. A suit would be very difficult but not impossible. Your damages would need to be calculated to determine if any would be worth the costs of a litigation. Next, it would have to be determined if your niece could even pay a judgment.
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