Scranton, PA asked in Personal Injury for Pennsylvania

Q: My ATT.filed a civil suit in fed court. A judge appt. bottom of page..."Jury Demanded",..NONE. Whats that mean?

Does that mean my attorney requested no trial?

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A: From your question, you haven't indicated what type of case it is. But, some cases permit the Plaintiff the option to choose whether they want to request a jury. This could be either that the damages don't exceed the limits for arbitration or that the Plaintiff would rather have a trial before just a judge. In the latter instance, however, the defendant can still make a jury trial demand.

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