Lexington, MA asked in Personal Injury for Massachusetts

Q: A car two in front of me stopped suddenly and then turned -- the car behind me hit me -- who is at fault here?

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Steven A. Schwartz
Steven A. Schwartz
  • Boston, MA
  • Licensed in Massachusetts

A: You did what you were supposed to do. You were able to stop in an emergency situation and you are supposed to be ready for emergencies like this that lie in front of you. The car behind you did not. He or she was arguably driving too close to you and unable to stop. The car behind would be responsible for this accident.

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