When we hear about car accidents, we think multi-car crashes, big rigs smashing into smaller automobiles, and other examples of catastrophic crashes. What we don’t often consider are parking lot accidents. Personal injury attorney Barry P. Goldberg is all too familiar with these types of accidents and his blog post on the realities of a parking lot accident is one of the most popularly searched articles on the matter.
As such, Auto Insurance Center, a consumer drive center for education on car insurance that stands to provide the most useful and comprehensive resource on the web on the subject, reached out to Mr. Goldberg to discuss the perils of parking lot auto accidents. With 1 in 5 accidents takes place in a parking lots, parking lot accidents are not to be ignored.
In the highly informative article, The Perils of Parking Lots: Why You’re Still At Risk at a Slow Speed, Mr. Goldberg shares that “People don’t realize that a lot of parking lots are like the wild, wild West … People forget that they can’t just turn in front of other vehicles.” Furthermore, determining fault in a parking lot accident can be tricky. Mr. Goldberg suggests that “if you can’t get the police to the scene, allow the insurance companies to determine who’s at fault, rather than trying to work things out independently. Most insurance companies have claims adjustors whose job is to determine who’s at fault.”
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