A solo vehicle crash was reported in Santa Monica on Friday, November 6th. Santa Monica Fire Department is one of the first responders present at the scene. An unknown vehicle was traveling on Lincoln Boulevard, near the north side of Ocean Park Boulevard, when the driver crashed into a building located closeby. The incident happened before 4:40 p.m. No injuries were reported. Authorities are investigating the cause of the incident.
Can Businesses Sue Negligent Drivers?
Let’s say that you are a business owner whose building was damaged after an errant car crashed into your storefront. Can you pursue a claim against this negligent driver? Certainly. Although your own insurance may cover the damage, it is best to get in contact with the driver to see whether their auto insurance will be able to give the appropriate payout for the damage that you sustain. If you’d like to get in touch with a lawyer to assess your risks in doing this legal action, call us today at (800) 310-1606.