Pompano Beach, FL asked in Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Florida

Q: Who is liable for damages? Was she even suppose to be driving the vehicle without having general tags or temps on?

My husband was just in a car accident in FL with a driver that has NJ dealer tags on them, which she is not the owner nor dealer.

1 Lawyer Answer
Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Orlando, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Your husband can pursue a case against the driver and the car owner under the Dangerous instrumentality doctrine. Retain counsel here in Florida on contingency fee, which means your husband doesn’t pay anything unless he wins the case.

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