Orlando, FL asked in Car Accidents for Florida

Q: I was at fault in a recent two-car collision but then discovered the other driver doesn't have a drivers license. Am I

off the hook?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Steve Louis-Charles
Steve Louis-Charles
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • North Miami, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: The fact that the other driver, whom is allegedly not at fault does not have a driver's license or a valid driver's license does not negate a finding of your own negligence. However, while I do not know the specifics of the accident, it may help in your defense to show that this unlicensed driver may be comparably or contributorily negligent.

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