After you have been injured in an
Wrong Jurisdiction for the Lawsuit Subject
The court handling the suit may not have the right to rule on your lawsuit. For instance, the jurisdiction of a civil court may not extend to all matters that can be heard in a probate court. If
Wrong Geographical Jurisdiction for the Defendant
The court that is hearing your suit may not have jurisdiction over the right geographical area. If you live in New York, but your accident occurred while you were on vacation in Florida, then a court in New York may not have jurisdiction over the Florida defendant. Instead, your lawsuit may have to be posed to a Florida court.
Technical Deficiencies Concerning the Summons
A summons makes the defendant aware that he or she is being sued by you. If there is a technical problem with the wording of the summons, or if the summons was not served to the defendant correctly, the lawsuit could be dismissed. In cases where the summons is delivered by hand, it cannot be presented to the defendant until the defendant's identity has been verified. In some instances, the summons is delivered by mail.
Insufficient Legal Evidence of Defendant Responsibility
If the evidence does not show that the defendant acted improperly, the case may be dismissed. In order for you to receive a favorable judgment against the defendant, he or she must be legally liable for your injuries. In some instances, the defendant may agree that your damages are correct, but he or she may be able to prove to the court that a third party is actually responsible.
Filing of a Motion
If the defendant agrees with the facts that your attorney has presented and desires to pay the requested restitution, there is no need for a trial. Your case may be dismissed to allow for quick settlement if there is nothing in dispute. Your
There are many reasons for a motion to dismiss. However, your car accident attorney will explain the legal options and help you make the best decisions for your claims. If you have questions about your lawsuit, contact your car accident attorney today. To find out more, contact someone like