Tampa, FL asked in Car Accidents for Florida

Q: We Were Fully Backed Out . I Put My Car In Drive And Before I Know It The Other Car Gassed It And Back Into Me.

Why Were We Both Citated Instead Of Him Being At Fault?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Timothy Rowe
Timothy Rowe
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Unfortunately police reports are not always accurate, and the police officer's don't always get all the facts right. Sometimes they have to make judgments right or wrong on what happened, and who they believe as stories often conflict. If you feel you received a ticket in error, you can fight it in court. Also you can turn in your property damage to the other driver's carrier. If they do not accept liability or place a percentage of fault to you, just turn it into your own carrier under your collision coverage, and let them fight to get your deductible back from the other insurance carrier. If you were injured in the accident, you need to seek out an experienced personal injury lawyer.

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