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Q: My car got hit in school parking lot the police said its private property it doesn't matter who is at fault

Is that true the police cant do anything because its private property

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Patrick DiChiro

Answered
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Independence, OH

A: THEY MAY NOT BE ABLE TO CITE BECAUSE IT IS PRIVATE PROPERTY. BUT THAT DOES NOT PROHIBIT YOU FROM FILING A CIVIL LAWSUIT FOR DAMAGES. ESPECIALLY IF YOU THINK YOU WERE NOT AT FAULT.

I SUGGEST YOU CONTACT AN ATTORNEY WHO CAN HELP YOU.

BEST WISHES,

PAT DICHIRO

Timur Akpinar agrees with this answer

Timur Akpinar

Answered
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: If you are unable to resolve the matter amicably with the other side, you could consult with an attorney to pursue your rights.

Tim Akpinar

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