en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fictitious_defendants

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. ... However, the plaintiff may not, through the action of the fictitious defendants or the other defendants to the ...

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Jul 8, 2015 ... John Doe Defendant: How to Sue an Unknown Person ... isn't sure if there were other parties involved in the incident that caused their injuries.

www.prisonlegalnews.org/news/2002/jul/15/pro-se-tips-and-tactics-unknown-defendant-identities

Jul 15, 2002 ... Pro Se Tips and Tactics: Unknown Defendant Identities ... Other courts, more sensibly, say instead, "Doe defendants are routinely used as ...

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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, ...

scholars.law.unlv.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1638&context=nlj

to add names of officials whose names were unknown). 2. See, e.g. .... 18 The naming of a new defendant in addition to and not in lieu of another defendant mis -.

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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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Dec 28, 2015 ... They allow individuals who have suffered harm caused by another individual's lies or half-truths ... Filing a Lawsuit with an Unknown Defendant.

scholarship.law.berkeley.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1444&context=californialawreview

defendant was a wholly owned subsidiary of another company and if not, which ..... when plaintiff sought to add a defendant originally named as "unknown.

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 ... "Doe" defendant, you can then subpoena bar employees or other ... As you can see, handling cases with unknown defendants can get quite complicated.