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At Fault for leaving door open at gas station

I left my car door open while I was pumping gas and the claimant hit my car door who is at fault?


It really depends on your state statute regarding getting in and out of parked vehicles. Most states put a heavier duty on the party "leaving the vehicle." However, your case might be a little different. Simply because a door is open, a vehicle cannot crash into it. It really will depend on how long the door was opened and if it was there for the other driver to be seen and if they had enough time to react.

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