Burbank, CA asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Nevada

Q: I was injured in an accident involving a minor w/o a driver's license. I have learned he didnt have permission to drive

What are the laws relating to minors driving w/o permission, causing an accident, with over $40k in medical bills?

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

A: You should get advice--and the services--of an attorney with the Nevada Trial Lawyers Assn in the county where the wreck happened--they give free consults. I'm assuming it's their fault--if its your fault, the fact that he wasn't licensed etc doesn't mean you collect if it's your fault.

Bottom line--whenever a kid is in a wreck mom an dad say they didn't have permission etc. however if it happened before and they didn't secure the keys, that's not necessarily a great defense to your claim.

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