Generally speaking the person opening the door is At Fault. I personally know of a couple of such cases and both times the door opener was at fault and at least one of the people was ticketed by the police.
the person who opened the door
Most likely it will be considered your fault.
The driver.Another View: It depends on the circumstances of the collision.If the door struck the side of the moving vehicle, then the person opening the door of the parked car is at fault.If the moving vehicle struck the open door of the parked car, then the moving car is at fault.
It is the 'fault' of the person who opened the door into the stream of traffic. In order to 'beat' the charge they would have to show that the operator of the vehicle intentionally swerved to hit the door.
The driver/passenger opening the door is at fault. Look it up under the traffic laws in your state.
it could be both. depends on the situation. if you didnt see the car coming its there fault. the car shouldve slowed down or moved over to aviod hitting the door.
if the car b pulls in out of no where and with out the signal is car b fault
To ground yourself while getting out of the car, its so you don't get shocked from touching the door while getting out.
The person that opens the door is at fault
The person who opened the car door. Anytime a person or vehicle is entering into traffic, it is their responsibility to be certain that it is safe to proceed.
The person driving the vehicles fault. Should have been paying attention and be alert for anything to happen at anytime.
Having your car door hit while being opened is never good. You must contact your insurance company to find out who would be at fault in this matter.
Opening a door into traffic makes the door opener at fault. If the door is opened safely and some driver then runs into it, the moving driver is at fault.
It the the persons fault who opened the door because they should be watching if a car comes. They should be more careful Most states have a law that blames the person who opened the door, it's just like pulling out into traffic. We have to look forst and yield right of way to on-coming vehicles.
Sounds like the temperature blend door is at fault.
Yes, as he should have closed the door while he was about to blow up the house of parliment.
I cannot speak specifically to Canda, but in the US it would be the opening door vehicle that is at fault, most of the time. You cannot open or enter any traffic until safe to do so.
It would be YOUR fault UNLESS you can prove there is a manufacturing defect in the door. How you can prove that, I don't know.
In general, the moving car would be at fault because pedestrians always have the right of way. However, under certain circumstances, it could be the door-opener's fault.
need more info however if you were in the process of parralel parking , had pulled up to the car whose door opened into yours and the other driver opened the door while you were backing up then they are at fault and must pay you. If they were illegally parked (ie too far from curb- check local law on the distance -usually up to 18 inches from curb-, in a handicapped parking spot and they didnt have a handicapped permit etc) they have to pay you. Generally if you are pulling straight into a parking spot , if they whip their door open while you are pulling in it may be a 50/50 fault , check with your local police dept on local law. If all else fails get an atty . good luck e
If YOU hit something that was standing still, it can only be YOUR fault .
I know of a case where a person opened a door on a narrow road and it was struck by another vehicle driving down the road. The person opening the door was at fault. Your situation sounds a bit different but the person opening the door may be at fault.
Virtually ANY time a vehicle door opens into moving traffic it will be the responsibility/fault of the party who was in control of the door. The questioner states that they were CLOSING the door??? That may be their story, but it will probably be difficult proving it.
Technically it would be the fault of the person opening the door. You are not supposed to put parts of your car into the path of a car. Having said this, no accident is ever 100% someone's fault. In Wisconsin you are 10% at fault just for being there.