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In a personal injury case in which one defendant has been

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In a personal injury case in which one defendant has been dismissed and that decision is now being appealed by the plaintiff - In the appeals court, after the appellant has filed their opening brief and the appellee has failed to file their answering brief before the due date, can the appellant file any additions to their opening brief or additional motions to add to the opening brief if they believe it will help their case if the opinion of the appeals court will be made solely on the opening brief and lower court record?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Personal Injury Law
Expert:  richanne96 replied 1 year ago.

You can generally file supplemental briefing or supplemental authority if something is decided while your appeal is pending that is relevant to your case, but that is about it, unless the court requests something additional.