Findlay, OH asked in Car Accidents for Ohio

Q: My daughter was in an accident. The other driver was ticketed for not yielding. My daughter did not have a license.

Or insurance. Does the other drivers insurance still cover my daughter's car?

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Matthew S Flemming
Matthew S Flemming
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: I hope your daughter is doing OK. As long as it was determined that the other driver was liable for the accident, it should cover the vehicle. The insurance may try to fight you on this due to her being an unlicensed driver, but as long as that did not cause the collision, it should be responsible for the property damage and injury, if any.

Please remind your daughter that it is a crime to drive without a license and also to drive without insurance. If she is a minor and you signed for her permit or you own the vehicle in which she was driving, you may be held responsible for damages should she be at fault for any other incident.

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