The Importance of Understanding the Family Car Doctrine

November 10, 2016 • by James Lambka

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In this video, James Lambka discusses a Washington legal concept called the family car doctrine. This simple yet important doctrine is one to pay close attention to as it involves taking on more risk than what you may be comfortable with.

The family car doctrine states that a person who owns or maintains a motor vehicle for the use of a member of his or her family is responsible for the acts of that individual in the operation of that motor vehicle. It is possible to take steps to prevent yourself from being put into this position and to eliminate your personal liability. Watch the video below to find out more.

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One Response

  1. Avatar Hayk S says:

    I hope people become responsible and vigilant when driving in order to avoid accidents and permanent injuries. Thank you for sharing this blog!

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