Kailua Kona, HI asked in Car Accidents for Hawaii

Q: I hit an illegally parked car in a handicap spot who is responsible

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Mark Simonds
Mark Simonds
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Haiku, HI
  • Licensed in Hawaii

A: You are responsible if you acted intentionally, knowingly, recklessly, or negligently with respect to the operation of your vehicle. Accidents happen. However, if the operator of the other car parked in a manner that was a contributing factor to the collision (ex. Out of stall, obstructing a driveway or other means of passage) that could limit or even bar recovery for damages caused by you. Best of luck.

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