Floresville, TX asked in Insurance Bad Faith and Car Accidents for Texas

Q: Is it too late to sue for damage?

My vehicle was totaled last year while parked at a tire shop, the driver involved allegedly fell asleep while driving. He totaled my car and some other vehicles that was parked. The driver does not have an insurance and not listed in his parent's car. My car was in pristine condition & was fully paid and I have no intention of replacing it. Luckily I have a good insurance and I was able to get a vehicle but I am in debt again because of this. Is it too late to sue for damage? Or at least get his license revoked?

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: I believe the statute of limitations for damage to property is two years. Contact your insurance because they may sue him in "subrogation,"

and would include an amount that covers your deductible.

But first I'd ask him to pay you and see if he agrees. If not you can report that to the Department of Motor Vehicles.

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