Daughter & boyfriend were fighting. I was called to pick up her & her kids. Boyfriend pushed me down the stairs. I had surgery. Can't work for next 3 months.
You could sue the boyfriend for battery and recover compensatory damages, including lost wages. But that claim's only as valuable as his ability to pay a judgment, which I'm sure is very limited. It'll be difficult to find a lawyer to take this case on anything but an hourly fee basis.
Have you looked into your homeowners insurance policy to see if you have coverage? Have you tried for Social Security Disability?
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Different states have different rules about these types of claims. Most important is the fact that insurance policies do not cover intentional acts, only negligent acts. Did you call the police? If you didn't that may be a good thing,
I would contact a local attorney who specializes in personal injury litigation. Also, hire someone who is an experienced trial who has tried cases.
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You might have a better chance at getting financial compensation if criminal charges are filed, so you should consider calling the police.
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