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I wanted him to ask for mistrial and ask for sanctions

I wanted him to ask for mistrial and ask for sanctions against the defense that included the costs of our experts time. Now that case is over, all we have is a legal malpractice claim. The judge was definitely inclined to grant mistrial as their expert had testified at trial 8 times and knew the rules. It was not happenstance.

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Lucy, Esq.

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You have been extremely helpful. My lawyer quit his firm

You have been extremely helpful. My lawyer quit his firm about 4 months before the trial so we were pretty much stuck with him as he took all the depositions. But when your unpaid treating surgeon testifies against another surgeon with no hesitations, and that the bothched surgery permanently caused nerve damage that cost me my job and my life, that is a case you should not lose. Hence, asking for the mistrial meant he would have had to front the costs of our experts all over again. And that was in in his best interests, not mine. He also allowed the defense to call their experts during my case in chief as an accommodation to the defense. I would never have agreed to that since we were defending our case during my case in chief. Their main witness sealed the deal since he came off as the friendly uncle and was asking the jurors how long they had been on trial, and how tough that was to be away from their families. After that, these jurors were convinced my case was a waste of their time, and never heard my surgeon, who was on a video evidence dep, making taking notes in the dark court room impossible. In truth, this was never about the money for me and my wife. This was about the truth. I have had 6 corrective surgeries to try to repair the damage but the nerves were damaged beyond repair. And my surgeon was a Professor of Surgery at a premier hospital in Chicago. I cannot tell you how frustrated this was after 5 years of BS by defense. Unreal....Charlie

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Lucy, Esq.

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During my medical malpractice trial, the bailiff saw the

During my medical malpractice trial, the bailiff saw the defense expert talking to the jurors outside the court room. Is this adequate to ask for a mistrial?

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Lucy, Esq.

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I was the defendant in a wrongful death suit in ga the case

i was the defendant in a wrongful death suit in ga the case was a mistrial because the plantiff lawyer perjured the jury so the judge called it a mistrial can they still file for a retrial if the if the statue of limitation has pass they\originally file in time for the first trail

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Dwayne B.

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In a common sense case if a person wasn't seen a the crime

In a common sense case if a person wasn't seen a the crime breaking in a home and no one witness the crime.In the State of Florida can a person be convicted on a palm print through a agency without showing documentation of a person. If a person had a trail and the trail was hung jury can a judge retail the case after he giving his word on a mistrail

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Zoey, JD

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I was assaulted by the defendant on 8/13/13. On 10/9/13

I was assaulted by the defendant on 8/13/13. On 10/9/13 there was civil restraining order for 3 1/2 years issued to the defendant by the Superior Court (Los Angeles, SW District). The case moved into the next phase with a different tag number. This is when everything went legally wrong. The Deputy DA assigned to assist me deliberately excluded me out of 3/20/14 hearing by not mailing me a subpoena and instead calling me and my wife by phone without leaving a message about the hearing where she acceded to a plea bargain of guilty for no jail time for the assailant. We were tricked. Let me know if I can use this to claim a legal mistrial. Thank you-L.De Lumen,***@******.***,(###) ###-####

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The defense attorneys in our civil claim have filed false

Customer: The defense attorneys in our civil claim have filed false discovery, false affidavits, and lied to the court and jury about a NYS law which the jury based their decision on. We filed a post trial motion for mistrial, the judge wouldn't address the issue and denied motion as well as they file another false affidavit against the ptm. We then filed a cple 5015 on the misconduct to the ptm and judicial and attorney disqualification which was denied in sept 2015. We want to file for either perjury or judiciary law 487 for deceit on the court, or ethics misconduct against them, but are trying to figure out how. The case can be viewed online at www.jessevannamevrge..com We won summary judgment and an appeal as well. Any directions would be appreciated. JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: The defense attorneys in our civil claim have filed false discovery, false affidavits, and lied to the court and jury about a NYS law which the jury based their decision on. We filed a post trial motion for mistrial, the judge wouldn't address the issue and denied motion as well as they file another false affidavit against the ptm. We then filed a cple 5015 on the misconduct to the ptm and judicial and attorney disqualification which was denied in sept 2015. We want to file for either perjury or judiciary law 487 for deceit on the court, or ethics misconduct against them, but are trying to figure out how. The case can be viewed online at www.jessevannamevrge..com We won summary judgment and an appeal as well. Any directions would be appreciated. JA: OK got it. Last thing — JustAnswer charges a fee (generally around $36) to post your type of question to Legal Experts (you only pay if satisfied). There are a couple customers ahead of you. We can help you for less if you're not in a rush. Are you willing to wait a bit? Customer: yes ty JA: OK. Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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Esq, Thank you response. However, i am confused with The

Hello Gerald, Esq,Thank you For your response. However, i am confused with The lăst Part."Once The matter is given to The Trier For deliberation (jury or Judge) And absent a hung jury Any dismissal would be as double jeopardy, would The Apply".Specifically, The jury Was hung Late 2012' And a mistrial, Was declared. The Gov. Refiled within 70 days, however, in 2015, prior to a second trial, The defendent movies For STA violation, (more then 70 unexcused days of delay) The motion Was granted, one of The mâin case cited (uș v zedner 2006). More then 4 months (120) have passed since The dismissal. Can The Gov. Refile The case,? and or re indict' There is no new information., The cașe resulted, From The only evidence of 2006.(USC 1591 And 2251). Regarding, a 17 year old prostiuțe. The defendent Was not aware Was a minor. The inițial indictment Was filled late 2010.The defendent, conținues to refuse Any plea offers, Which would have waived all appeal rights, or any claim Per The Hyde Admenment etc. The case does not envolve murdar, drugs, nor is The alleged crime punishable by a Life sentence. Prior to trial, The plea offer Was 5 years And haș decreased From there.

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Gerald, Esq

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If a person in The estern diștrict. Poșt mistrial, (hung

If a person in The estern diștrict. Poșt mistrial, (hung jury) sucessfully had His case dismissed For speedy trial act violation STA. 3 years after The trial. How long does The goverment have to refile. Charges were dismissed without prejudice. The defendents is in pro se. Dismîssed charges usc 1591 And 2251 aiding And abeting.

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Gerald, Esq

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