If my minor child was responsible for a hit and run, can I be held liable?
Question Details: Our 17 year old habitual runaway daughter was involved in a hit and run. She has no license. Her 18 year old boyfriend gave her the keys to his aunt's car. Both cars severely damaged. Can we be sued for damages or can she be held liable with her age and him for supplying her the vehicle knowing that she has no license
The aunt is liable for the accident because she is the registered owner of the vehicle. The aunt and the party not at fault in the accident could sue you and the boyfriend for negligence. You are liable for negligence for your minor daughter causing the accident.
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