Recent District Court Order Explains How Claim Can Be Brought Against Unidentified Person
When a person has been injured as a result of an unidentified person’s conduct, there are ways in which a claim may still be brought against the unidentified person. Many people are familiar with the use of the name “John Doe” to protect a claim against an unidentified person. But there is more to it than that. As the following court order explains, a lawyer needs to describe the “John Doe” defendant as much as possible, so that once the person is identified, he can be substituted as a defendant without the claim being lost because of a statute of limitations.