Honolulu, HI asked in Gov & Administrative Law for Hawaii

Q: If my tire was damaged while on Federal government property, can I get reimbursed for the cost of the tire?

As I was leaving the parking lot, I hit a broken handicap sign which was protruding approximately 6 inches from the pavement which I did not see.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Mark Simonds
Mark Simonds
  • Haiku, HI
  • Licensed in Hawaii

A: Aloha, I would try to reach out to the entity upon whose premises your vehicle was damaged. For relatively small claims, such as a tire, the National Park Service, for example, will require you to complete a form asking for details if the incident. Typically, these kinds of claims are usually handled expeditiously and it is worth your time, and a few phone calls, to resolve the matter. Best of luck.

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