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I was involved in an accident yesterday in Maryland i live…

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I was involved in an accident yesterday in Maryland i live in Delaware, i received a ticket for failure to yield @ intersection right of way to another vehicle and received a ticket for $150.00 should I pay or go to court ?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because traffic laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

The accident happened in Maryland

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

Insurance company police report

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

No injuries

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Actually, you should go to court and you should plead not guilty. In most of these cases, if you show the insurance company paid the damages and the driver of the other vehicle does not show up the prosecutor will dismiss the citation OR at the very worst will reduce it to a non-moving violation, which does not go against your insurance or license.

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