Your Pennsylvania license should not have been suspended based on failure to pay a judgment. The usual grounds for suspension are:
Suspensions usually last a fixed amount of time and can then be lifted by filing an application for reinstatement and paying a fee.
I am wondering if your license was suspended not because of the judgment, but because you had no insurance.
The first thing you should do is apply for reinstatement of your PA license. If that fails, you are going to have to bring an action in the Court of Common Pleas of the county in Pennsylvania where you were living. A list of addresses for the courts in each county can be found here: http://www.courts.state.pa.us/Index/CommonPleas/CourtAdminAddress.asp
When you were sued, you should have given the lawsuit papers to your auto insurance company. That's what you have insurance for. Now, being 12 years later, it is too late to get your insurance company involved.
Start with the DMV in Pennsylvania. Good luck!
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