Can I sue Zipcar for breaking down in the middle of the highway in which it caused my grandmother to be rushed to the hospital for an anxiety attack and high blood pressure ? The vehicle broke down out of nowhere in the middle of the highway and it endangered our lives! Also because of the incident my grandmother went into a panic attack and caught high blood pressure causing her to be rushed to the hospital
I would believe that no claim for personal injury would be available under these circumstances. Look to your Zipcar agreement to see what remedies, if any, are available.
There was no accident, and no injury caused by an accident. Cars break down from time to time, even well maintained ones. As such, there is no legal claim for compensation to pursue for your grandmother's panic attack even though she had to go to the hospital. I hope she is doing better.
I agree with the other comments and do not see a claim for your grandmother. You can always consult with an attorney to make sure, but I don't see a case based on what you said. Hope she is feeling better. Good luck!
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