Discussion in 'Legal Terminology' started by apoziopeza, Dec 28, 2012.
Do you say offender or party causing a car accident?
"Offender" is generally reserved for someone who has broken the law (and been convicted), so I would say "the person [or "party"] who caused the accident." Do you have a full sentence for context?
Neither "offender" nor "party causing a car accident" appears to be correct. An "offender" is one convicted of a crime. A "party causing a car accident" might be a little kid playing in the street. Since you do not provide the original, however, how could one know how to translate whatever it is that the original says?
Separate names with a comma.