CAn you sue? Yes. But the question really is can you win and if so, how much? Cannot speculate as to your probability of prevailing, need a bit more information. However, it is not worth more than small claims and definitely less than you might expect.
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Close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades. You can't sue for what might have happened. Nightmares are not a sufficient basis for a lawsuit.
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While I understand it can be upsetting, you need to have sustained some sort of injury in order to pursue a legal action. It's fortunate you did not get hurt, but you have no basis to sue...
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