This essentially sounds like a disorderly conduct charge. There are several variations of this kind of charge based on the conduct involved.
Can you provide the code section you were cited with?
Ok, that is the criminal aspect of the incident. You need to immediately file a civil action to recover these damages, includng pain and suffering. The fact that all plead to the incident is largely dispositive.
The simple honest answer is that you need an attorney to help you screw these poeple. Your damages are very significant and I would turn these bastards every which way but loose. The pleas are admissions of liability so you should fare well.
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