In this case the plaintiff's attorney made the decision to do so without their client's consent. Are there ways to get the case reopened, especially given this type of circumstance?
Personal Injury Lawyer
it depends on the reasons why it was dismissed with prejudice.
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Employment / Labor Attorney
There's not enough information here to hazard an answer.
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Consumer Protection Attorney
I am assuming the case was dismissed over objection of a party. Usually the court requires the attorney or the party to appear before this happens in some circumstances.
Why was the case dismissed? Need to know this.
Administrative Law Lawyer
A motion could be filed to reopen the matter, explaining the facts supporting the request. An affidavit or certification as to the facts would also be required. The sooner such a motion is filed the better.
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