I had originally filed a civil suit against a company for a bailment of goods. My complaint was that they did not take ordinary care of my items and when I came to retrieve them they were stolen. Being a civil suit I had no attorney as I could not afford one at the time and just wanted to present my evidence to the judge (ie police written statements, police report, and investigator finding that were released to me). The defendants lawyer had filed a motion to move the case to municipal court where they filed a motion for summary judgment. Due to not having a lawyer in municipal court, the defendants lawyer was able to get the upper hand and get the case dismissed due to technicality of myself not take necessary steps correctly when they filed the motion. The judge dismissed the case with prejudice and I never got to present my case. It is my understanding that I cannot refile the case. Is there any way around this? Would I be able to refile in a different court? I never wanted it to go to municipal and I don’t think it’s fair I paid to file a complaint only to never have my case heard. I think I know that answer but would like to hear it from someone knowledgeable in the system.
You case is over. The summary judgment order disposed of all the claims that you alleged and that arise on those facts.
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