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How do you sue the at fault driver for damages incurred in an accident on a private parking lot?

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Hire a lawyer. They know how to go about with suing everyone. I hope that you are not too badly hurt. Good luck and God Bless:)

The injured party can file suit in the appropriate state court in the county in which the person At Fault resides.

The best choice would be small claims court as the filing fees and procedures are fairly simple, this is assuming you are suing the individual and not his insurance provider.

Contact the office of the clerk of the small claims court for specific information.

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