Chatsworth, GA asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Medical Malpractice for Georgia

Q: When mistrial found is it against all defendants or just one where jury couldnt agree only as to one?

Medical malpractice case, 3 defendants, jury found for 2 defendants but could not agree as to the third.

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: It's a defense verdict on the two, a mistrial on the one. You have an attorney so do confer with him. He took what is obviously not a slam dunk to trial at great expense and time, which (s)he doesn't get paid for unless (s)he wins, so trust her/him enough to ask.

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