Can I get sued now at age 22 if I was in a moped accident at age 16

Asked over 1 year ago - Las Vegas, NV

I was living with my dad and now at age 22 they started garnishing my wages I never received any notice

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  1. Thomas D. Boley

    Contributor Level 14


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    Answered . Yes, as long as the civil complaint was filed on time. Contact the insurance company that covered your moped. If there was no insurance, contact a bankruptcy attorney.

  2. Scott J. Corwin


    Contributor Level 18


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    Answered . I agree with Mr. Boley. If you had insurance covering your vehicle at the time, then you should absolutely contact your insurance carrier to assist you in the matter. Best of luck.

  3. Michael Ian Rott


    Contributor Level 13


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    Answered . It sounds like a civil lawsuit was filed and the other party obtained a default judgment against you which would allow them to garnish your wages 6-years post accident. As mentioned by my colleague, find out from your dad, if he had insurance at time which covered the moped. If so, contact them ASAP. If not, get a copy of the civil complaint, default judgment and wage garnishment and bring them to a Las Vegas Avvo Attorney.

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