How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Tina Your Own Question
Tina
Tina, Lawyer
Category: Legal
Satisfied Customers: 8775
Experience:  JD, BBA Over 25 years legal and business experience.
4460311
Type Your Legal Question Here...
Tina is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I filed an appeal in a civil matter.. My case was originally

Customer Question

My case was originally dismissed on May 28, 2010 - without prejudice because I failed to file a correct Certificate of Review. I am pro se. I filed a motion with the district court to reopen the case. I contacted the Judge who personally told me that the March 2, 2011 date was the date to go by in filing an appeal. Now, the appeals court states that I need to show cause, if any, in writing within 14 days, why this appeal should not be dismissed with prejudice for failure to file a timely appeal. I would like to know how to address this so I do not lose this medical malpractice case. Can I file a motion to dismiss this case before the appellate court and refile in the district court again? I also need statutes or case law. I thought I was timely.

Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  LawTalk replied 5 years ago.
Good morning,

Has the statute of limitations already run on the filing of the med mal case?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I am still agressively being treated for the issue. I am trying to open a new case - iI do not want to go to the District court I originally filed in. I feel there is bias in that court. Also, in the new motion can I file the Motion as a personal injury case without medical malpractice. The surgery was February 2009 and I have been in the courts since late 2009 because the doctor lied to me about fixing it. I have been treated medically for nearly two years now and still am. The doctor entrapped a nerve when doing the vaginoplasty.
Expert:  LawTalk replied 5 years ago.

I've stopped working for the evening. I'll opt out and allow another expert to assist you.

 

Best of luck to you.