Yes you can name the lega; and registerd owner as well as the driver and you should notify the department of licensing and the owner may have her license suspended until the damage is paid for if you get a judgment that will last ten years. Look at RCW 46.29.330 and
46.29.370 and make sure you cite the laws to the Judge, so he can properly format your judgment.
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Yes, you can sue.
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I agree with my colleagues and would add that one of your legal theories will be "negligent entrustment." In other words, Anon's mother may have known that he had a suspended license and a history of DUI, but still let him drive her car. You can find out what she says about that at court. You can also find out a little bit of Anon's court history at http://dw.courts.wa.gov/. Best of luck.
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