Will anything legally happen to me if I said something derogatory to the other driver after they hit me?
Question Details: After my vehicle was hit, I said something derogatory to the other driver. I have to go to traffic court to show that I have proof of insurance. If the comment I made were to come up, would I be fined or anything? Would the other driver be there if I just need to show proof of insurance?
1) There is no law against one adult making derrogatory comments to another, so long as the comment was not threatening (threatening or intimidating another is against the law), so you should not face any fines or liability.
2) There is no reason the other driver would be there for a proof of insurance hearing.
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