Originally Posted by 335BBS
I believe it is law. Just like rear ending someone.
Well, here is another scenario, you are curb parked and traffic goes by...
You blindly just open your door and the moving car smashes it. Whose fault is it?
I know it is not an identical case, however, both cars are parked, opened the door without looking and "incoming traffic" hit them. There was no way for me to know someone's about to open the door and to react so fast. I always make my kids and passengers look before opening the door when parked...