Orlando, FL asked in Small Claims for Florida

Q: I backed into a woman’s bumper with my mother’s vehicle, can my mother be sued?

So I am technically on an expired license, and the lady also does not have a valid driver’s license, so she did not call the police. This happened in a parking lot of a convenience store. No police reports filed. Info exchanged (my phone number and ID) and she took a photo of the license plate. I intend on repairing her car, but the estimates are outrageous (over $2100-$2800) for the age and value of this car. I need to know what to be prepared for; if she can sue my mother, if she can sue me, and what options I may have to help myself in this case. This happened in Pasco county, FL

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Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Sure, you and probably your mother can be sued. You should immediately notify your mother's insurance carrier.

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