Rogers, AR asked in Car Accidents, Insurance Defense and Traffic Tickets for Arkansas

Q: Can I get a ticket 2 months later after an accident. I found out my insurance had lapsed at the time of accident

The other party is threatening to have his cop buddies write me a ticket since they found out my insurance was lapsed and take me to court to pay his fees. I thought I had insurance. It was all on private property in a parking lot and no one got a ticket. He was cutting through the parking spaces as I was pulling forward out of mine. He had insurance and is wanted me to pay his $500 deductible and willing to take me to court for it.

2 Lawyer Answers
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: If he was on a lane you'd use to exit the lot he had the right of way and 500 for a full release may not be a bad deal.

Driving without insurance can mean your license could be suspended to get insurance, get a release for the 500 would be my advice. You can check with a member of the Ark. Trial Lawyers Assn --they give free consults.

Degen Clow
Degen Clow
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Bryant, AR
  • Licensed in Arkansas

A: It is not likely that you will receive a ticket that far after the event.

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