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Ilegally parked | fault issues?
I back into someone illegally parked on a red curb in front of parking spots and the driver was not in the vehicle.
I did not see the car because it was in a blind spot, who is at fault?
Chances are that both vehicles drivers are at fault (maybe 50% split?). The vehicle backing has the duty to look out and ensure that there are not vehicles behind. If the driver has a “blind spot”, then the driver should have ensured no vehicle was possible there (could have been a child).
On the other hand, the illegally parked vehicle is not supposed to be there. Probably, both drivers would be liable. Please see:
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