It appears that the new owner and driver would be responsible. You can go the DMV and see information on the r/o for the date of the incident. You can seek damages against both of them. Good luck.
Regardless of who is responsible you have a case here. You should contact a local attorney to ensure representation.
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I agree with my colleague. You have a legitimate claim to recover the damages you have suffered. Speak with a local trial lawyer to get the right sort of help.
Best of luck.
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The driver who hit your car and the registered owner on the day of the accident would be liable.
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