If my uncle fell at his assisted living place and broke his neck and I would like to see the accident report, do we have a right to see it?

Asked on November 18, 2015 under Personal Injury, Massachusetts


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

No, as a neice or nephew, you don't have a right to see the accident report unless you have an appropriate power of attorney from him (if he is still alive), have been apointed his legal guardian (if he is still alive but incompetent), or his executor (if he passed away); otherwise, as a neice or nephew, you do not have the legal authority to require the report.

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