Can my 90 year old father be held responsible for an accident if he caused it?

Full Question:

My dad is 90 and has never had an accident. The doctor has 'suggested' he not drive but it's not an absolute if he may have a car accident, could 90 year old be sued and if the case was lost? Could all his assets be lost?
04/28/2009   |   Category: Personal Injury   |   State: ALL   |   #16303

Answer:

Yes, it is possible for a 90 year old to be sued in an accident and lose all their assets. The law doesn't provide an exemption from personal injury or property damage liability based solely on advanced age.