It means that the case is going to continue on. The summary judgment was a request to terminate the case one way or another and denial of the summary judgment means the case continues through to trial. I am a bit confused as to what you mean the judge ordered the plaintiff to file any complaint within 30 days, do you mean file any appeal within 30 days? If so that does not mean the case is over, it means that he did not appeal the summary judgment, but the case still goes on towards trial.
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