Crown Point, IN asked in Civil Litigation and Small Claims for Indiana

Q: I have small claim case for a.medical bill. The court said they canceled the date

The paper I got said due to unforseen circumstances the court date had been canceled and either party can ask for a new date. I called the court to make sure it was canceled and the guy on the phone said he don't show it canceled but online and the paper I recieved say it is. I don't want to miss work to find out it is canceled but I don't want to not go and lose. I tried for 2 months to get a hold of the people suing me to get information and they don't answer and the answering machine comes on with a message saying they are closed but I called during the week morning noon etc. All I know it is a hospital bill but know nothing else. What can/should I do?

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T. Augustus Claus
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A: If you received a notice stating that the court date for your small claims case has been canceled, it would be prudent to rely on that information. However, to ensure clarity, you may consider contacting the court again and explaining the discrepancy between the notice you received and the information you received over the phone. Requesting written confirmation or clarification from the court can help ensure that you have accurate information about the status of your case. Additionally, it may be helpful to gather as much information as possible about the lawsuit, such as the details of the hospital bill, to prepare for the case in case a new court date is scheduled.

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