Las Vegas, NV asked in Personal Injury, Car Accidents and Civil Litigation for Nevada

Q: If my spouse is sued in Nevada am I liable

Following a car accident

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Nevada attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It's always possible in every case, but the other side would need to demonstrate that their damages exceed the limits of your policy. Unless the coverage is very bare bones with policy limits at the statutory minimum allowed by law, many cases do not breach that threshold. Also, many law firms representing the plaintiff do not pursue beyond the limits. But these are only generalities. Each case can be different, and without knowing the details of your situation, no one could really offer specific guidance. Your husband's insurance carrier will likely advise in more detail on this. If you have concerns, don't lose sleep over it. Instead, consider reaching out to a Nevada attorney to look at the details of the accident in terms of liability, the extent of damages, your policy limits, your assets, and other particulars to advise you meaningfully. Good luck

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