Civil Procedure Keyed to Cound
Corcoran v. City of Chicago
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The Plaintiff brought suit against the Defendant, the City of Chicago (Defendant), to recover damages for personal injuries sustained by the Plaintiff, due to the Defendant’s alleged negligence in permitting certain streets to be and remain in unsafe conditions for travel. A jury heard the case and held for the Plaintiff in the amount of $5000. A motion for a new trial has denied and judgment was entered. On appeal, the Appellate Court reversed and remanded for a new trial citing that the verdict was against the weight of the evidence. The Plaintiff filed a motion to have the remand part struck from the order and that motion was granted.
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