Good morning. I have a 15 year old daughter that was studying in North Carolina for 2 years. We are both Mexican nationals and obtained for her the corresponding I-20. The main reason why my daughter was in the US, aside from her education, was to give her the opportunity to take riding lessons with a US professional rider. So my daughter was enrolled at a HHPrep in Noth Carolina and into International Riding Academy (independent from HHPrep). In December 2016 her riding instructor convienced me that my daughter will greatly benefit from attending a riding circuit in Florida (Wellington). Arrangements were made with HHPrep so my daughter could continue her education on line. By January 2017 my gauge te and her instructor travelled and settled in a "ranch" near Wellington, Florida were instead of receiving her regular riding lessons and attending shows she had to work almost all day around other people horses 8And her own) and was hardly allow any time to continue with her academic studies. In addition instead of the nice home I was promised that she would receive she was living in unsafe, unclean enviroment. By the middle of January I learned that her instructor left the "ranch´ to travel back to Carolina to attend business and she was left alone with another minor in the "ranch", without any food and with the obligation of taking care of horses. There was a tornado altera and the instructor did not care and she just left the 2 kids alone. When I learned about the situation I immediately call the instructor who assured me that everything g was under control and that an adult friend of her was supervising the kids. As it turned out they were unsupervised and even were involved in a car accident (Without any consciences, except that both kids --the other kid is 17-- were alone). I immediately took care of the matter and moved my child from the instructors care. She promised that she would reimburse me for the training fees and living expenses I paid in advanced, but now she is saying that she would not do it. The question: do I have grounds to sue her for not taking care of my daughter and obtain punitive damages
and a reimbursement of what I paid her in advance (6 months of tuition plus living expenses)?
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Customer: How do I pay. When do I get the newer to my question?
JA: PayPal, Debitcard or credit card are all fine. Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: The agreement with her instructor was a verbal one (mostly emails and phone conversations) while she was in South Carolina, from there she traveled to Florida were the matter arose.