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At least in PA, the person backing up is At Fault, no matter how stupid the other driver is. My brother got burned backing up and hit someone speeding through the parking lot. to the best of my knowledge, all parking lot accidents are 50/50.

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Q: Who is at fault if car 1 is waiting for a parking space in a parking lot and somebody backs up and hits car 1 at the rear?
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