Haley v. Dennis
Lisa Haley, Plaintiff and Appellant
Martin Dennis, M.D.,
and Trinity Hospital, Defendants and Appellees
North Central Judicial District,
Judge Gerald H. Rustad
|Nature of Action:||Malpractice|
|Term:||01/2004  Argument: 01/05/2004 10:45am|
|ND cite:||2004 ND 96|
679 N.W.2d 263
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Appellant's Statement of the Issues:|
I. Whether the trial court's refusal to vacate the inconsistent and irreconcilable verdict and grant a new trial under N.D.R. Civ. P. 59(b) 1 and/or 6 and 59(g) was manifest abuse of discretion?
II. Whether the trial court's refusal to vacate the verdict and grant a new trial under N.D.R. Civ. P. 59(b) 1 and/or 6, 51(c), and Section 28-14-19 N.D.C.C., because of the irregularity of the proceedings due to the court's communications with the jury during deliberations outside the presence of and without notice to the parties or counsel was manifest abuse of discretion?
III. Whether the trial court's granting of Defendant's motion for partial summary judgment on the deceit count prior to trial was manifest abuse of discretion?
IV. Whether the trial court abused its discretion by denying Haley's Section 28-26-16 N.D.C.C. Motion for Review of the Clerk's Taxation of Costs and Disbursements.
Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
I. Whether the trial court abused its discretion in denying Plaintiff's N.D. R. Civ. Pro. 59(b)1 and/or 6 and 59(g) motion for a new trial based on the jury's special verdict form.
II. Whether the trial court abused its discretion in denying Plaintiff's N.D. R. Civ. P. 59(b)1 and/or 6 and 51(c) motion for a new trial based on the court's communications with the jury.
III. Whether the trial court's granting of partial summary judgment prior to trial was proper.
IV. Whether the trial court abused its discretion in its award of costs and disbursements to Defendants.
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|1||09/30/2003||NOTICE OF APPEAL: 09/29/2003|
|2||09/30/2003||Copy of Affidavit of Ronald G. Schmidt (Pro Hac Vice)|
|3||10/06/2003||Letter From Patrick Maddock dated 10-3-03 RE: No objection to Mr. Schmidt appearing Pro Hac Vice|
|4||10/10/2003||Affidavit of Ronald G. Schmidt in Support of Rule 11.1 Motion|
|5||10/20/2003||AMENDED NOTICE OF APPEAL|
|6||10/30/2003||RECORD ON APPEAL (5 vols.), Exhibits, & Depositions (9) NOT REC'D:#122 (Exh. 1--large diagram),#124|
|7||10/30/2003||(Exh. 2--large diagram) & #159 (Exh. 42--x-ray)|
|10||11/04/2003||Supplemental Clerk's Certificate dated 11-3-03 (Entry Nos. 227-229)|
|11||11/04/2003||SECOND AMENDED NOTICE OF APPEAL|
|12||11/10/2003||Corrected TOA & pages 3,7, & 19 for ATB & corrected TOC & new pages 72 & 73 for ATA|
|13||11/14/2003||DISK - atb (e-mailed)|
|14||11/20/2003||Partial Register of Actions for ATA|
|16||11/28/2003||DISK - AEB|
|17||12/05/2003||REPLY BRIEF of Appellant|
|18||12/05/2003||Appellant's Appendix to Reply Brief|
|19||12/08/2003||DISK - RYB|
|20||01/05/2004||APPEARANCES: Ronald G. Schmidt, Jack McDonald; Randall S. Hanson, Patrick J. Maddock, Jodi Nelson|
|22||01/05/2004||ARGUED: Schmidt; Hanson (Vol Y; Page 190)|
|23||01/05/2004||ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST|
|24||05/05/2004||DISPOSITION: REVERSED AND REMANDED|
|25||05/05/2004||UNANIMOUS OPINION: Maring, Mary Muehlen|
|26||05/05/2004||Costs on appeal taxed in favor of appellant|
|27||05/07/2004||Judgment Mailed to Parties|
|29||06/02/2004||RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE|
|30||12/08/2010||EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed|