I was in a car accident recently that totaled my car. The accident was not my fault and there were no injuries. I received a ticket for an expired drivers license and the other person received a ticket for failure to yield however, she plead not guilty to that charge. Does this mean there will be a trial and will I need a lawyer to get a new car?
Hopefully you will not need a lawyer if the wreck was clearly not your fault. Her plea really means nothing as it is not admissible at trial anyway. I would hope that if it was her fault that he insurance company would pay for the total loss of your vehicle without you having to get an attorney involved.
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