Dangerous Instrumentality: Why is this important to you?
In the event you were injured in a car crash, it is important to know if the driver of the vehicle and the owner of the vehicle are one and the same because there may be two different sources of insurance coverage available for your injuries. Under Florida's Dangerous Instrumentality doctrine, the owner of the vehicle may be liable to you for your injuries even though another person was driving that vehicle.
Under Florida law, vehicles are considered to be "inherently dangerous tools".
It is important to determine ownership of a vehicle.