Maine Revised Statutes

§1354. Less than unanimous verdict or finding

In the trial of all civil suits in the Superior Court of this State, if a number of jurors equal to at least 2/3 of the total number of jurors serving on a jury agree on a verdict or finding, they shall return it into court as the verdict or finding of that jury and the trial judge shall so instruct the jury; provided, however, that the parties to a civil suit may stipulate that a verdict or finding of a stated majority of the jurors must be taken as the verdict or finding of the jury. [2003, c. 688, Pt. C, §4 (AMD).]

1969, c. 310, (NEW). 1971, c. 581, §2 (AMD). 1975, c. 41, §2 (RPR). 2003, c. 688, §C4 (AMD).