Who is liable for damages if you leave your driver door open while putting packages in the back seat and a moving care hits the door?
You will definitely want a statement from witnesses, but typically the moving vehicle is responsible, as they have the most control of their vehicle, speed and obsticles.
Unless there was malicious negligence on your side, you should be in the clear from a fault standpoint.
Who is liable for damages from an hit-and-run unlicensed driver and the insured owner of the vehicle was the passenger?
What happens if the driver who is not at fault for an accident does not have insurance in California?
New driver gets into accident with friends car with no insurance friend only has GDL who's liable for damages to both cars?
What happens if you have no insurance and the other driver is at fault in South Carolina and the driver at fault does have insurance?
Who is liable in washington state if an insured licensed driver hits an insured vehicle with an unlicensed driver?
Can the other person be liable if your son was hit by a car while on his bike but did not use the ambulance to go to the hospital?
Both the uninsured driver and the friend are in trouble. My GUSS IS the uninsured friend will be liable to any damages he has caused The uninsured friend will be responsible for the damages to their car If insurance is required in your state, the uninsured friend and/or driver could face criminal charges
In order to be held liable for damages in negligence or intentional tort, the damages usually have to be foreseeable. If you wet your walk before a freezing cold night, you would expect a person using the walk to slip and fall. If someone used your walk and was hit by a car whose driver lost control while drunk, you would not be liable. Or got hit by a meteorite.
If driver a tells driver b that it is ok to turn left in front of driver a and driver b subsequently hits an oncoming driver c in the lane next to driver a is driver a liable for damages to driver c?
Left-turning vehicles are almost always liable for collisions with oncoming traffic. It is unlikely that driver C or driver B could win a court argument suggesting that driver B felt compelled to act under driver A's suggestion. It was, therefore, driver B's decision to act and will ultimately be responsible for damages to driver C. Cases where this may not be the case would be if driver A was a police officer or had some…
The person or company who provided the equipment used would be responsible. If the directions for use of the equipment were not legible or understandable the provider of the equipment would be liable. If the accidental damage occurred on a road, the driver would be responsible unless the road was not maintained or the vehicle itself was faulty. The car manufacturer would be liable for damages. If the weather was to blame, insurance would have…
If an unlicensed uninsured minor driving a car with the owners permission has a parking lot accident is the owner liable or the minors parent?
The insurance company is not liable for paying damages. The minor was knowingly breaking the law by driving w/o a license. The parent of the child will be held liable for damages. As will the person/owner of the vehicle if they knew the minor was not a legally licensed driver. If you let an un liscensed/uninsured minor driver your vehicle, your asking for it. If you werent the parent of the minor, they could sue…
The driver of the vehicle would be considered as secondary. Say you own a car, and are insured with company X. You let a friend borrow your car, and they have insurance with company Y. If there is an accident that exceeds the limits of the policy for company X, then company Y would pay up to their policy limit to cover the remainder of the balance for damages. If the driver does not have…