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Judgment final as to co-defendant who didn’t appeal (access required)

One of two defendants appealing a $24,000 judgment against them cannot add the other defendant to the appeal. General district court judgments are final as to parties who note no appeal. Background In 2016, Denise Johnson rear-ended Defendant Milford Smith, pushing his car into Plaintiff Lauren Beatty’s car. After Beatty filed suit, the general district court rendered ...