Can I sue a group home for an automobile accident? 3 Answers as of March 27, 2015

I was in the front seat. I was in a group home which is a non-profit organization and the staff member tried to turn the van on a yellow arrow but we were hit on the passenger side.

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SHAHRIAR KASHANIAN | SHAHRIAR KASHANIAN
Yes, if you are seriously injured within the meaning of the New York Statute.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 3/27/2015
Law Offices of Stuart DiMartini | Stuart DiMartini
You should obtain the police report if you have not already and consult with a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 3/27/2015
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Rothstein Law PLLC | Eric Rothstein
If the driver was in scope of employment with the group home then the home is liable for the driver's negligence. However, you need to show you suffered a "serious injury" as defined by Insurance Law 5102(d).
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 3/27/2015
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