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Q: Who is at fault if the driver of a parked vehicle opens his door and it is hit by a car driving by?
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If a vehicle parked along a curb on private property is hit by another driver who is at fault?

The driver that hit the parked vehicle would be at fault.

What happens if a fully insured driver admits fault for hitting a parked vehicle but the other driver involved in the accident had no license insurance or registration?

If the other vehicle was parked, there was no other driver to have license, insurance or registration. The driver who hit the parked vehicle is at fault and is liable for all damages to the parked vehicle.

If your car is parked illegally and someone is driving down a one way street drunk the wrong way and hits your car are they responsible to pay for the car or are you because your car was illegally?

The owner of the illegally parked vehicle may be ticketed, but the "at fault" driver is responsible for the damages to the parked vehicle.

In the state of MA who is at fault if a driver backs into an illegally parked car?

The driver of the backing vehicle. The fact that the car was parked illegally is irrelevant. The onus is always on the driver of a moving vehicle to ensure the way is clear before backing up.

Who is at fault when you back into a car that is illegally parked in the fire lane.?

The driver of the vehicle in motion. The fact that the vehicle that was struck was illegally parked has not bearing on the responsbility of the driver of the vehicle that caused the damage. Well, technically you would be at fault. You can always take it to small claims court that the car was blocking you in, by being parked illegaly in the fire lane, you thought you could get out, but underestimated the driving room. Also, to help you is to get pictures of the car in the fire lane. OR, you could consider it a hit and run?

Who is fault is it when your back in to a car on private property when the car was double parked behind you?

As a general rule, a parked or stopped vehicle is almost never at fault for an accident. The onus is on the driver of the moving vehicle to make sure the way is clear.

Whose at fault when parked in no a parking zone?

If a person hits a parked car, usually the driver of the moving vehicle is at fault. However, state laws might vary. Both were violating laws at the time.

If an uninsured driver backs into a parked car that was backed in making it less visible to the driver on private property and the driver nor it's passengers could see the car what happens?

You hit a parked vehicle. No matter how or where it was parked, you are responsible for the damages. If you hit the car, you could have seen the car if you had been looking. You have no insurance which is a violation of the law. Pay the owner of the car you hit and accept responsibility for your poor driving, and stop trying to blame this on how the vehicle you hit was parked. It is your fault plain and simple.

Whose fault is it if an uninsured driver slides down a snowy unplowed driveway into the illegally parked car of the homeowner?

The fact that the car was illegally parked doesn't matter. The driver of the moving car was responsible to adjust their driving to the road conditions, and to ensure it was safe to proceed. This accident will be the fault of the uninsured driver.

If your car rolls away and hits a car that is illegally parked who is at fault?

The driver of the car that improperly parked is generally at fault because they were in violation of parking regulations. However, if there were contributing factors such as a malfunction with the parked car or negligence on behalf of the other driver, fault may be shared or shifted. It's best to consult with insurance companies and law enforcement to determine liability in this situation.

Who is liable in a rear end collision if the car that was rear ended was parked?

As long as the parked vehicle is parked properly and not illegally parked in any manner, then the vehicle that rear-ended the parked car is at fault. Now if the parked car is sitting illegally (such as double parked or parked in a no parking zone, etc.) then the parked car is at fault or even both the parked car AND the car that hits it are BOTH at fault.

When pulling out of a parallel parking space and a vehicle hits you which person is at fault?

Unless thare are other than normal circumstances, the driver of the parked vehicle would be at fault as it is his duty to ensure that it is safe to join the carriageway...