What to do if I was in an accident and was cited with a failure to yield from a private drive?

I went to court today and pleaded not guilty and they gave me a date to return and plead my case. How do I defend myself? I am confident that I entered the road safely and the reason why she and I collided was because she was speeding. when I checked her way I know I she was not visible on the road. I remember listening, radio off and heard nothing. This means that she had to be driving too fast for me to give her right of way. I was already straight on the road and accelerating about 15 mph; she squealed her tiers for about 2 seconds and then hit me on 3 seconds and turned her wheel to the right hitting me with her front driver side to my rear passenger.

Asked on September 18, 2013 under Accident Law, Ohio

Answers:

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Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

The best way to try and resolve the situation that you are in is to consult with an attorney experienced in defending traffic matters. One in your locality can be found on attorneypages.com if you do not know of one. It is better for a professional to assist yourself as opposed to you doing it on your own.

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

The best way to try and resolve the situation that you are in is to consult with an attorney experienced in defending traffic matters. One in your locality can be found on attorneypages.com if you do not know of one. It is better for a professional to assist yourself as opposed to you doing it on your own.


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