Orlando, FL asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Florida

Q: I got a careless driving ticket in an accident if I get that removed from my record can the other person still sue me

1 Lawyer Answer
Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Hollywood, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You cannot get that "removed" from the record, though you could beat the ticket, which would create a record that you beat the ticket. REGARDLESS of what the record shows, or doesn't show, the other person can sue you for bodily injury and/or property damage, but to prevail, must prove you were at fault. That proof must be independent of the issuance or result of a ticket. However, if you plead guilty to careless driving, that could be a problem for you.

Terrence H Thorgaard agrees with this answer

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