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Fictitious defendants - Wikipedia

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A fictitious defendant is a person that cannot be identified by the plaintiff before a lawsuit is ... The identity of the treating physician is unknown to the plaintiff despite the plaintiff's b...

Relation Back of Amendments Naming Previously Unnamed ...

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Unnamed Defendants under Federal Rule of Civil .... Six Unknown Named Agents of Fed. .... 15(c) to three kinds of situations: when the plaintiff seeks leave to .... after the statute of limitations had run when the amendment dismissed one of two.

Amendment of Complaint to Identify Unknown Defendant Denied ...

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Jan 15, 2003 ... Nearly two years after filing suit, and one week after responding to ... This " relation back" rule allows unknown or "John Doe" defendants in ...... Missouri Jail Detainee Becomes Comatose, Treated in Hospital for Three Weeks, ...

A Change to Relation Back - The Zeiger Firm

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Rule 15 would offer a just resolution to the current three-way circuit split of the relation back ... unknown, the plaintiff has very limited time to learn his name and amend ... after the statute of limitations runs to amend the name of the defendant. ... P. 15(c)(1)(B) explicitly allows for amendments to assert a claim or defense. Se...

Civil Rights Plaintiffs and John Doe Defendants - eCollections ...

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Nov 11, 2014 ... The Complaint alleges that the three Doe officers used excessive force against ... (stating that limitations period in Texas is two years); Kost v. .... leave to amend her Complaint, replacing Deputies John Doe 1-3 with. Screws ..... unknown officer defendants under § 1983, including the defects and benefits of ...

Cal Biz Lit: Suing The Unknown Defendant: How The Doe Device ...

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Dec 14, 2009 ... Suing The Unknown Defendant: How The Doe Device Works ... death is most often two years, although there are some exceptions (the most commonly applied one being the one year statute for asbestos-related disease or death). ... The plaintiff then alleges that all of the defendants (presumably including ...

Jay Liebman - Third District Court of Appeal

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Feb 9, 2011 ... Appellant Jay Liebman seeks review by appeal of three separate orders: (1) two orders granting two different defendants' motions to dismiss the complaint ... defendant Krieger-Martin (one of the “unknown John Does”).

amending complaints to sue previously misnamed or unidentified ...

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to add names of officials whose names were unknown). 2. See, e.g. .... rence” test in Rule 15(c)(1)(B) would center on whether the defendant would have been .... General's (“AG”) knowledge of a civil rights suit against two prison doctors and the ..... in Krupski, that Rule 15(c) has only three prerequisites for relation back.73 .

Avoiding SOL Defense by Properly Naming “Doe” Defendants

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Dec 30, 2013 ... The complaint identified two defendants by name, Premier and Pacific, ... The complaint specified that “John Doe One” referred to the “builder of the ... the Doe defendant with “reasonable particularity” before the three-year statute of ... Doing so will make the lawsuit “timely” against unknown Doe defendants.

Indictment - US Department of Justice

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elsewhere outside the United States, defendant Delaema did knowingly and intentionally ... known and unknown to the Grand Jury, calling themselves the ' Mujahideen ... Paragraphs One, Two and F of Count One of this Indictment are hereby ... by means of an explosive, as set forth in Count Three of this Indictment.