My father recently helped me purchase a car by co-signing on the loan. Because of his better credit he was listed as the primary owner on the vehicle registration. I have purchased, on my own, a full coverage insurance policy for the car. He is concerned about his liability in the event of an auto accident. In the state of Washington, if I cause an accident, or if someone I let drive the car causes an accident, is there any possiblity someone could come after my father (as a registered owner) for damages.I should have noted, I am also the co-owner on the registration, however I have the vehicle in my posession, I primairly drive the car and I am the one with an insurance policy on the car. As a consequence of co-signing on the loan my father is also on the vehicle registration. Has there ever been an instance where someone has sought damages from the other registered owner?
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