Joanne Reisman
Joanne Reisman, Car / Auto Accident Lawyer - Portland, OR
Posted over 4 years ago.

Only another lawyer would know what you are talking about. While it is a nice answer, it doesn't help people that don't have legal training. Basic lay term responses work best in this forum.

J Christopher Minor
J Christopher Minor, Real Estate Attorney - Newport, OR
Posted over 4 years ago.

An admission may not make any difference if the speaker is truly at fault or clearly not at fault. But in most circumstances fault is in contention, in which case an admission can be evidence against the speaker which could tip the scales in a trial.