If an uninsured, unlicensed driver gets in an automobile accident, can the owner of the vehicle lose their license?

Asked almost 2 years ago - Shinnston, WV

in the state of WV, what is the law on that? the accident has already been filed with the insurance company for the vehicles involved in the accident. it was a minor accident and there were no injuries. but other than the cost for damages on the vehicles, can the owner of the vehicle face anymore repercussions? also, the owner of the vehicle was not aware that the driver did not have a license.

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  1. Christian K. Lassen II


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  2. Albert Lee Crosner

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    Answered . Attorney Lassen has provided you with a very good resource for your review. Good luck.

    Mr. Crosner is licensed to practice law in California and has been practicing law in California since 1978. The... more
  3. Christopher Steven Hoffmann

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    Answered . In most states, the drivers license of an uninsured motorist can be suspended until proof of payment of the claim. There are other ramnification of the car accident also such as suspension of the vehicles license plates. Call for a legal consult of an attorney in your area.

    24 Hour Attorney Call Center (314) 361-4242 or visit us on the Web at http://www.hoffmannpersonalinjury.com.

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