Rule 59. New Trials and Alteration or Amendment of Judgments

Rule 59.06. New Trial Where Verdict Is Against the Weight of the Evidence

If the trial court grants a new trial because the verdict is contrary to the weight of the evidence, upon the request of either party the new trial shall be conducted by a different circuit judge or chancellor. [As added by order entered January 25, 1991, effective July 1, 1991.]

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