Honolulu, HI asked in Car Accidents for Hawaii

Q: A commercial vehicle was parked in a unmarked stall and reversed into my car as I parked

The commercial vehicle where it was parked isn't a loading or unloading zone, basically a unmarked area.

As I proceeded to reverse my car into a marked stall the commercial vehicle started reversing as well, my car was basically 80% in the stall until it hit my front right of my car. Their insurance claim no liability but recently that company that hit my car no longer parks at that particular unmarked area. I assume it ain't a parking stall nor a loading zone. Who is at fault?

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Hawaii attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. In most jurisdictions, it would be difficult to pin all liability on one party or the other in these types of settings, with both vehicles in reverse in a parking lot setting. Some of the options before you include going to court (small claims or civil, depending on Hawaii's system and the extent of damages) or hiring an attorney to do so. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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