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I own an LLC used car dealership and was sued by a customer

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I own an LLC for a used car dealership and was sued by a customer personally. can I file a motion to dismiss myself personally from the case due to the LLC
JA: Can you tell me what state the LLC is registered in?
Customer: Indiana
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: briefly
JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?
Customer: We sold a car to a customer for $1000. the car showed a clean title in our state. The customer purchased the car and a few months later came to sue us for $8000 claiming fraud for selling a flood title car. Apparently the vehicles title was washed a few years back by the BMV when brought from Louisiana to Indiana. It had been sold at least two times before in Indiana and titled clean.
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Loren replied 4 months ago.

Good afternoon. I am Loren, a licensed attorney, and I look forward to assisting you.

Yes, you wold not, generally, have any personal liability if the vehicle was sold by the LLC.

File a motion to dismiss yourself, personally, from the suit. Since the LLC is the seller, that is who the buyer should be suing.