Who Is at Fault in a Parking Lot Accident in New York?

by Vincent Andrew Apicella on Mar. 23, 2023

Accident & Injury Personal Injury Accident & Injury  Car Accident 

Summary: If you are involved in a parking lot accident in New York, seeking legal assistance is recommended to navigate complexities in determining fault and negotiating with insurance companies.

Settling liability in a parking lot accident can be complicated. Talking to a NY car accident attorney who can protect your rights and get you the compensation you need and deserve is essential.

If you've been involved in a parking lot car accident in New York, you may wonder if you need to speak with an attorney. While not all parking lot accidents require legal action, speaking with an experienced car accident lawyer is a good idea.


5 Reasons You Should Seek Legal Help


  1. Liability can be difficult to determine: In parking lot accidents, it can be challenging to determine who is at fault. Multiple parties may be involved, including the other driver, the property owner, and the insurance companies. A lawyer can help you navigate these complexities and determine who is responsible for the accident.

  2. Insurance companies may try to lowball you: Insurance companies are in the business of making money, and they may try to offer you a low settlement to avoid paying out a large sum. A lawyer can negotiate with the insurance company to ensure you receive fair compensation for your injuries and damages.

  3. You may have medical expenses and lost wages: If you were injured in the parking lot accident, you may have medical bills and lost wages from time off work. A lawyer can help you calculate these expenses and include them in your settlement.

  4. You may be entitled to additional damages: In some cases, you may be entitled to additional damages, such as pain and suffering or punitive damages. A lawyer can help you understand your rights and ensure you receive the compensation you need and deserve.

  5. The statute of limitations may be a factor: In most states, there is a time limit for filing a lawsuit after a car accident. If you wait too long, you may lose your right to seek compensation. A lawyer can help you understand the statute of limitations and ensure your claim is filed within the correct time frame. 


Schedule a Free Consultation

If you were involved in a parking lot accident in New York, contact Apicella & Schlesinger Attorneys at Law to schedule your free and confidential consultation. We will explain your legal rights and options and help you pursue the compensation you need and deserve based on the laws in New York and the facts of your case. Call us today at (212) 568-4245 to schedule a free case evaluation.

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