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If you want to pursue small claims, you would need to do so in NJ - it's easy, and you won't need a lawyer. However, you might want to talk to a few more personal injury lawyers about this, because the nature of your claim may change dramatically if your daughter gets sick because of this.
You should quickly seek a lawyer because the time limit to take action to protect your rights is short.
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God bless. I am in Chicago and do not practice in your state.
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