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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Civil Action No. ... JOHN DOE CORPORATIONS 1 THROUGH 10, and. OTHER JOHN ... Defendants identified at this juncture as John and Jane Doe defendants.

www.schlamstone.com/judge-feuerstein-grants-motion-to-dismiss-where-plaintiffs-failed-to-take-timely-steps-to-identify-jane-doe-defendant

Jun 7, 2018 ... Defendant moved to dismiss the complaint arguing that Jane Doe had not ... In addition, while courts “typically resist dismissing suits against John Doe defendants ... ample time to identify a John Doe defendant but gives no indication ... 'John Does # 1–10,'” after being given a sufficient opportunity to do so).

www.pabulletin.com/secure/data/vol47/47-22/918.html

Jun 3, 2017 ... R.C.P. Nos. ... R.C.P. Nos. .... placeholder or as use as a class of defendants, e.g., John Doe Defendants 1—10, is not a valid use of Rule 2005.

fordhamlawreview.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/20_Tomlinson-2071-2105.pdf

defendants previously named as John Doe to be outside the scope of the rule, holding that a lack of .... Complaint at 5–6, Hagen, 2014 WL 6893708 (No. 14-CV -00165). 4. Id. ...... Newton, No. 1:10-CV-93-JVB, 2010 WL 3219135, at *10 (N.D..

www.avvo.com/legal-answers/what-does--does-1-to-25--mean--1097570.html

John Doe fictitious. ... "Doe"] 1-25" simply refers to any defendants whom the plaintiff has yet to ... It has no real. ... Defendants #1-25 not named.

ecollections.law.fiu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1071&context=faculty_publications

Nov 11, 2014 ... leave to amend her Complaint, replacing Deputies John Doe 1-3 with. Screws ..... aims go unsatisfied when a plaintiff, such as Mrs. Hall, has no.

law.justia.com/cases/new-york/other-courts/2015/2015-ny-slip-op-50045-u.html

Katzman v John Does No.s 1-10 - 2015 NY Slip Op 50045 (U) ... the Elliman defendants by name to those John Doe and ABC Corp. defendants already named ...

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

Oct 17, 2014 ... But in many states, the courts will allow a suit to proceed against "John Doe" or " Jane Doe" when the defendant or defendants are unknown.