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It depends. Insufficient information is given.

Just because you managed to get your door all the way open before it was hit is not a defense.

Usually the perosn opening the door is the one responsible for seeing that there is sufficient clearance and that there is no conflicting oncoming traffic.

On the other hand: if the door had been standing open for some time (e.g.: loading groceries - etc) and it was hit, then the striking car would be At Fault.

THAT is why there isn't enough information given to answer the question.

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Q: Who is at fault when your car door is already open and a oncoming car hits your door?
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