Q: Can my civil lawyer sue family members of the person who caused my daughters death? Like tale their assets.
No insurance on either vehicle , multiple people involved (driver of car no license and under the influence driving another person's car no insurance. ) (driver of motorcycle my daughter was a passenger on driving a friends motorcycle no insurance or endorsement for either driver)and owner of bike allowed his friend to drive his motorcycle without an endorsement.
Lawyer is trying to go after multiple people assets seeing how no insurance can be found on any one. And all of their relatives assets as well.
A: Why are you asking this question if you currently have a lawyer? Are you doubting something that your lawyer told you, and if so, why? If a family member of a driver owned the vehicle being negligently driven, that family member could be held liable. If found liable with a money judgment entered, then certain assets, in certain limited circumstances, may be taken.
A: My deepest condolences on your loss. If there is no coverage , most lawyers would drop the case once they found out that there’s no source of recovery. The OJ case is a good example. The Goldman family has a 26 million dollar judgment against OJ but have collected less than 1 percent of that. That being said continue to look for counsel who is willing to handle your case. Good luck.
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