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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 best efforts to identify the doctor. Once the originating pleading is ...

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fictitious defendants. n. when a party suing (plaintiff) is not sure if he/she knows if there are unknown persons involved in the incident or the business being sued, ...

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When you are preparing to file a small claims case, you need to find out exactly who the defendant (the person or business you are suing) is so you can name ...

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Jul 8, 2015 ... Many people don't know how to name all of the responsible parties in a lawsuit when they do not know who they are. Fortunately, there is a way ...

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to add names of officials whose names were unknown). 2. See, e.g. ... sues, a number of questions as to changes in party defendants remain, which this article  ...

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Jan 18, 2018 ... Defendants Beware: The Good, Bad and Unknown in the Mississippi Supreme Court's New Standard for Determining Waiver of Affirmative ...

www.theblockcrypto.com/2019/01/26/when-the-defendants-identity-is-unknown-take-the-case-to-the-exchanges-location

Jan 26, 2019 ... When the defendant's identity is unknown, take the case to the exchange's location. by Stephen D. Palley. 4 weeks ago · 3 min read.

www.lawgazette.co.uk/law/supreme-court-backs-insurer-in-unknown-defendant-case/5069341.article

2 days ago ... Five Supreme Court justices have ruled in favour of a motor insurer in a case over when it is permissible to sue an unknown defendant.

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defendants after the statute of limitations applicable to the new defendants ...... back for an amendment substituting named defendants for "unknown police ...