Unlikely that you have any kind of cause of action for the circumstances you described. Hire an attorney to sort this out for you.
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Don't think so - you could have written to the court; appeared & asked the court; retained a traffic ticket attorney to appear for you etc etc
This is not intended to be legal advise or as legal representation. I am a California personal injury attorney . Be aware that every state has its own statute of limitations; and statutes & case laws that govern the handling of these matters.
You should make sure that you hire an attorney to defend the driving on a suspended license charge and that you have had your license reinstated by taking care of the unpaid ticket. You may have a defense to the driving on a suspended license charge depending on the facts.