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Without filing a cross appeal, a respondent may seek an affirmance of the judgment on any ground raised in the trial court

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Litigation

Judges must make findings of fact and conclusions of law on motions decided by written order appealable as of right

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Litigation, Summary Judgment

An appellant’s appendix must contain parts of the record essential to the proper consideration of the issues

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Litigation

Only the judgment or orders designated in the notice of appeal are subject to the appeal process and review

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Litigation

Even after entering an order that otherwise terminates litigation in court, a trial judge has continuing authority to enforce that order

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Judicial Discretion, Litigation

“Trial error” may not be converted into a “mistake” to expand the timeframe in which to seek relief

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Litigation, Relief from judgment

An order granting or denying medical and temporary disability benefits may be final

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Litigation, Workers Compensation

A direct appeal will not lie from a judgment by default

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Default Judgment, Litigation

Award of counsel fees on appeal

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Counsel Fees, Litigation

Intervention as of right requires that, in addition to making a timely application and demonstrating an interest in the subject matter of the action, the movant establish that it is so situated that the disposition of the action may as a practical matter impair or impede the ability to protect that interest

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Litigation, Motions

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