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50 % liable for someone backing into me

by Nanette
(Brooklyn, NY, USA)

As I was pulling out of a parking lot in Brooklyn onto a one way street a driver in a mini van started reversing in the wrong direction down the block.

I laid on my horn but he didn't stop but hit the front end of my car. We have the same insurance company who says I am 50% at fault.

I don't believe this is correct since I was not moving and he was traveling the wrong way down a one way. Is this correct?


Hello Nanette,


Most vehicle accidents do have negligence / fault on both vehicles. It would have to be very clear that you were parked and a vehicle back out into you (you were a non moving object legally parked).

You can

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argue fault and put or most liability on them. Contact your insurance company to help you file a dispute / arbitration with the other carrier.

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