A fictitious defendant is a person that cannot be identified by the plaintiff before a lawsuit is commenced. Commonly this person is identified as "John Doe" or ...


particular DOE defendant is ascertained, the plaintiff amends the complaint to refer to ... defendant's correct name for one of the DOES, thus correcting the error.


does are unknown defendants. they are pled to protect the right to substitute later other defendants if it becomes necessary.


Aug 4, 2017 ... defendant by a fictitious name for the reasons set forth in the .... as use as a class of defendants, e.g., John Doe Defendants 1-10, is not a valid ...


Jun 3, 2017 ... (1) a defendant's actual name is unknown to the plaintiff or joining ... the naming of unknown, or John/Jane Doe, defendants in a complaint.

Sep 8, 2016 ... ... Warrior" Attorney Steve Vondran explains what a "Doe" Defendant is. ... a Plaintiff does not know the name of one or more Defendants.


AGAINST JOHN DOE DEFENDANTS. Meg Tomlinson*. Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 15(c)(1)(C) governs amendments that change the party or naming of a  ...


OTHER JOHN DOE ENTITIES 1 THROUGH 10, all whose true names are unknown,. Defendants. COMPLAINT. Plaintiff, Video Professor, Inc. ("VPI"), through ...


rence” test in Rule 15(c)(1)(B) would center on whether the defendant would .... correctional officers he had originally sued by name or Doe designation and.