Kansas City, MO asked in Car Accidents for Kansas

Q: I was backing out of my parking spot, and a car drove behind me without it's lights on. We barely hit. Who's at fault?

While I was backing up, the car sped up to try to get around me before I was fully backed out. It made a small scrape on both of our cars. She filed a police report against me. But she did not have her lights on, and she sped up intentionally while I was backing out. Should I file a claim against her as well?

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Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: You may. Generally you will be found at fault as you are the backing vehicle, however if it was dark and she had no lights you may have a claim.

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