Middletown, OH asked in Car Accidents for Ohio

Q: Ok at work there is the row of parking a small drive behind them I lightly bumped a car parked on drive.

It clearly says no parking all along the drive yet they parked rite behind me so when I backed up I looked left and right but not behind me because no1 should be there. Isn’t the illegally parked car owner partially at fault for parking behind spots illegally?

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

A: An Ohio attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. You're correct, they are. But as a general rule nationwide, being unlawfully parked doesn't usually create immunity for vehicles that hit the offending vehicle in most instances. You could bring that point up with your carrier to ask how they see it. Good luck

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