sed or changed?for example i said i wanted it because i thought it meant something else. i am pro se plaingtiff and i just said i wanted it in response to defendants motion to dismiss
You requested a summary judgment without knowing what it was? I hope the case you are litigating is if no financial or personal consequence to you because you may be blowing the one shot you get.
If this case is important, hire a lawyer immediately, you are in way over your head.
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If the defendant wins summary judgment the case is over.
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Personal Injury Lawyer
If you win summary judgment on some issues but not others, those remaining issues will go to trial if the case goes that far. I agree with Mr. Rafter, though. Call an attorney to discuss.
If defendant wins summary judgment, the case ends, but you have some options to renew, reargue, or appeal. Either way, you should speak to a local attorney.
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