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Panel upholds unusual mistrial

Appeals court says defendant hospital has to accept mistrial because it initially told trial judge it agreed with her call

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A panel of the state Court of Appeals has upheld a Cobb County judge who said she was "in uncharted territory" when she declared a mistrial in a medical malpractice case last year. Tommy Malone (above) represents parents suing a hospital and doctor over a baby's brain damage.

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