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yes, because you should look before hand to check the road is free for you to get out therefore, making the other car have right of way S.A.

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Q: Are you at fault for opening your car door and getting out and being hit by another car?
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Who is at fault if you hit another a car while opening your door?

Most likely it will be considered your fault.

Who is at fault when open car door and hit another car?

Technically it would be the fault of the person opening the door. You are not supposed to put parts of your car into the path of a car. Having said this, no accident is ever 100% someone's fault. In Wisconsin you are 10% at fault just for being there.

Who is at fault if both vehicles are parked in loading zone one parks to close and opens door door is hit as other vehicle leaves?

I know of a case where a person opened a door on a narrow road and it was struck by another vehicle driving down the road. The person opening the door was at fault. Your situation sounds a bit different but the person opening the door may be at fault.

Who is at fault if you hit a car reversing out of your drive?

You are! For not being cautious when reversing on to a road. You should make sure that it is safe and clear when reversing, if you hit another car it is your fault and not the person that is driving on the roads fault.

If your car is parked and you open the door and someone hits your door with their car who is at fault?

Technically it would be your fault as you are not supposed to put parts of your car into the path of a car. Having said this, no accident is ever 100% someone's fault. In Wisconsin you are 10% at fault just for being there.As the answer above stated, it is your responsibility to look for oncoming cars before opening your door. The only situation in which there may be an exception to this is if you were in a parking lot and the other car pulled in beside you after you had already begun opening your door.

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Who is at fault if someone is closing the door of a parked car and the oncoming passing car and the driver is not paying attention hits the parked car?

Nonone If the car is legally parked and the door is being closed, it is the car that hit it's fault, or rather the person driving that car. If the door was being opened, it is the person opening the door.

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Garage door is opening and hits the car who is at fault for damage?

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You got into a car accident and you dont have insurance or a license but it was not your fault the car backed up into you what can you do?

if you can prove it wasnt your fault then the other person is liable for your car... but there is no way of getting out of being in trouble for driving without a licence and insurance

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Who is at fault if I hit a vehicle pulling another vehicle out of the ditch?

If you hit another vehicle then you are at fault. It does not matter what you were doing at the time.