What will happen if I recently left a parking garage by lifting up the gate and it broke?

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What will happen if I recently left a parking garage by lifting up the gate and it broke?

Obviously they’re going to check the video feed. So what happens next?

Asked on April 11, 2015 under Business Law, Virginia

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

1) They could file a police report and press charges: you were committing crimes, such as theft of services (trying to get out without paying) and vandalism.

2) You could be sued for the full cost to repair or replace the gate.


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