I was stopped at a red light and got rear-ended by a drunk driver. He didnt even see my car. The driver blew a 0.22, and was driving his girlfriends car, which is fully insured.
We are in the process of getting my car fixed via payments from his insurance.
After the accident my passengers and I went to the hospital to get checked out. We all had x-rays and CAT scans done.
I assume his insurance will also pay for these expenses.
However, we are in the middle of finals week in college. I fear that the pain killers and muscle relaxers will lessen my performance just as the immense pain would.
Can I take this case to civil court? If so, do I need a lawyer, and what can I sue for? Pain and suffering? Reimburstment for tuition? How much can I sue for in civil court?
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