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Preserving a Motion for JNOV

A motion for judgement notwithstanding the verdict (“JNOV”) is an after trial motion where a party asks the Court to overturn the jury’s verdict. The issue with a JNOV focuses on whether a plaintiff made a submissible case — that is, one which presents substantial evidence for every fact essential to liability. Payne v. Cornhusker […]

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Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict (JNOV)

A judgment notwithstanding the verdict (JNOV) is where a Court can overrule or amend a jury’s verdict at the conclusion of a trial. In effect, you could have a 1-2 week trial concerning bodily injury, breach of contract, or an estate dispute and win a favorable verdict and then lose on a JNOV. A JNOV […]

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