Eleven days before it is due, you FedEx your Notice of Appeal to the county courthouse, return-receipt requested. Seven days before it is due, you receive an e-mail confirmation that the document was, in fact, delivered. You have timely appealed, right?
Maybe not. In Hefner v. Mission Hospital, a Business Court case, a final order was filed-stamped in the county courthouse on December 17, 2015, starting the thirty-day clock during which the plaintiff could file a notice of appeal. … Continue Reading