My family was going to restaurant in Ashland where there is an attendant directing patrons into and out of the limited number of parking spaces on the side and rear of the restaurant. We had parked our car and were heading into the restaurant. Our 3 year old son got hit by a car backing out of it’s parking space, as directed by the parking lot attendant. Thankfully he suffered only a broken leg, but we were wondering if we have a personal injury case against either the attendant or the restaurant?
A few questions come to mind. Was it day or night when this happened? If it was night was the lot well lit? Were you holding the three year old’s hand or if not how far away from you was he? Did you see the car backing out before it hit your son?
If the answers to the above questions show you acted reasonably then there would be a claim against both the driver and the restaurant. The employee seems to be acting on behalf of his employer and would not be personally liable. You should contact your case with a personal injury attorney experienced in handling cases involving injuries to children. [Read more...]