en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fictitious_defendants

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 ...

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

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Jane and John Does 1-10 v. ... filed suit to block release of their names and other identifying information on records responsive to the defendant's PRA request.

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Jun 3, 2017 ... (b) An amendment correcting the name of a party against whom a claim ... or as use as a class of defendants, e.g., John Doe Defendants 1—10, ...

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

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Doe defendants, it focused the inquiry under Rule 15(c)(1)(C)(ii) on whether the prospective ...... 1:10-CV-93-JVB, 2010 WL 3219135, at *10 (N.D.. Ind. Aug.

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Doe defendants, it focused the inquiry under Rule 15(c)(1)(C)(ii) on whether the prospective ...... 1:10-CV-93-JVB, 2010 WL 3219135, at *10 (N.D.. Ind. Aug.

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Mar 6, 2018 ... Trump (collectively, “Defendants”), hereby removes this civil action from ... Company, and Does 1 through 10, inclusive, as Case Number BC ...

blogs.findlaw.com/injured/2014/10/dont-know-who-injured-you-can-you-still-sue.html

Oct 17, 2014 ... These so-called "Doe defendants" are named in a civil complaint for injury just like regular parties, and the practice can be especially helpful if ...