my fiancé was recently hurt seriously at his friends house helping him when he was suppose to be there for dinner his friend went out and decided to cut a tree down the friend asked him to climb up and tie the rope to the teee before he got down his friend pulled the tree with his truck throwing my fiancé to the ground leaving him with his bone hanging out of his arm and a broke hip and collar bone his friend wouldn't call 911 and didn't want to take him to the hospital his friends daughter and son in law also refused to take him to the hospital it took him almost 2 hrs to get him to the hospital because they didn't want to take him is there a way to also hold the daughter and son in law responcible As well as the friend for not helping in a emergency
Your fiancee has a claim for negligence against the "friend" and homeowner for the injury itself.
Tennessee has a Duty to Render Aid for drivers involved in a collission, but I am unaware of a homeowner's equivalent (though some municipalities may have such laws)
You should talk to a local attorney ASAP!
I would definitely get a consult with a local PI lawyer. He needs one.
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the real issue is whether the home owner had insurance on his property. if he did, he should be liable for all the injuries, if not, it will be very hard to collect for anything. i would contact an atty and find out about homeowners.
thank you, jay stillman
It sounds like a viable simple negligence claim that should be covered by a typical homeowners policy.
Contact a Tennessee lawyer immediately.
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