Chicago, IL asked in Car Accidents for Illinois

Q: A driver in a parking lot opened their door when I was walking between cars back to my own. It hit me and shattered my

kneecap. Does this fall under car accident law? If not, how do I sue for medical bills?

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Barry Zlotowicz
Barry Zlotowicz
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Glenview, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Hello

If you would like to discuss this matter, please feel free to reach me on my office line which can be found at

The quick answer is it depends. A more thorough analysis of the facts is required to determine whether auto, home or other insurance might cover this situation.

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