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Going to trial on civil conspiracy claim when underlying tort claim is settled?

If a fraud claim for example is settled against a certain party defendant, can a dependent civil conspiracy claim still stand against another defendant that did not commit the tort but conspired to do ...
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Please name 5 countries with very broad and effective prohibitions on retrospective civil law and cite your sources [closed]

I have spent a significant amount of web searching, skimming books, on worldcat, and searching journal keywords for multi country comparative retroactive / retrospective civil law sources to answer ...
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Alleging a civil conspiracy between individual and company

If an individual engages in a civil conspiracy with employees of a company, can one allege in a complaint that the "individual acted in concert with the company" or must one allege that the "...
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Lower jury award if sue company and individual vs just company?

Do juries tend to award less damages if a Plaintiff sues an individual and his/her employer vs. just the employer? In other words should the potential sympathy a jury has for the individual influence ...
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How do I find more info about these cases on a county court website?

https://www.saccourt.ca.gov/search.aspx?q=kb%20homes I tried looking up the case numbers, but couldn't find anything
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How to seek concurrence for motion before service of process?

Should a Plaintiff, who is required to seek concurrence before moving to amend a complaint, do so before a defendant has been served with the original complaint? If Plaintiff is required to do so, ...
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Reissue summons if service fails?

If a Plaintiff fails to serve a Defendant at the address listed in the Summons, does the Summons have to be reissued with the accurate address before service can take place or can service of process ...
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Negligent supervision in a Canadian graduate university program - legal remedy?

The Faculty of Graduate Studies handbook at my Canadian university provides clear guidelines for what supervisors and committees are expected to do. The supervisor in question has been delinquent with ...
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Why are some complaints accompanied by affidavits by the Plaintiff parties verifying the complaint's accuracy?

I assumed that the factual allegation in a complaint were always assumed true so an affidavit by the Plaintiff verifying the accuracy of the factual allegation would appear unnecessary, or? Why is ...
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Naming cause of action against business d/b/a/ “business name”

Can a plaintiff suing a business d/b/a/ "business name" assert a cause of action as follows: Count I Fraud (against "business name") or must he/she state: Count I Fraud (against "business")
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Can a defendant co-conspirator in a civil suit by held liable for the damages arising from acts of a non-party co-conspirator?

In other words, can a named, party conspirator be held liable not only for their part in the conspiracy but also for other co-conspirators that are part of the conspiracy but not sued?
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Can a single false statement give rise to two separate causes of action i.e. counts in a lawsuit?

Is it possible under US libel for a single false statement to give rise to two separate causes of action (i.e. counts) in a lawsuit? If the answer is yes, what would be some examples of this?
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Risky if Plaintiff does not sue all possible co-conspirators?

Is there a danger that if a Plaintiff in a civil case does not sue all co-conspirators but calls these unnamed conspirators as witnesses, that a jury might attribute less fault or no fault to the ...
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What plaintiff Pro -se can do if a Federal judge in civil personal injury case denied all her requests for subpoenas?

I am a Pro-Se Plaintiff in civil personal injury case against Walmart where I was badly injured. Since beginning of 2018 I am not able to receive subpoenas and Open Records from Atlanta Federal Court. ...
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Is a suit against a University Dorm for changing policies on a whim likely to succeed (USA)?

I'm going to be changing some identifying details here. Alice attends Omega University. OU has a policy which restricts guests’ access to dorms to only certain hours on certain days. The day ...
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What would someone be charged with if they did this as the patient before surgery?

In 2000 I had surgery. I had three wisdom teeth out in hospital. Two weeks before it I saw the surgeon. He handed me a form to fill out. It had about 50 checkboxes. Did I have AIDS, hepatitis or ...
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Escort receives prepayment for services and client sues [closed]

Can I be arrested in civil court pertaining to my ex-profession as an escort? I received a lump sum from a client to cover 150 services. I satisfied the loan but foolishly signed paperwork saying I ...
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Revesal of Tax Preparation fee [closed]

I feel like this is a fraud from one of the Indian tax consulting firm called universal financials. They are supposed to do a reversal of fee they charged on my card by April 2018. I did many follow ...
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Consumer rights for internet contracts - additional costs incured - Germany

I'm located in some EU country. I've bought (as in signed a contract over the internet) a product from a company located in Germany. I've paid the product via bank transfer and got there to retrieve ...
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Police Officers Knocking at your door

When a police officer is knocking at your door, do they have to tell you or introduce themselves as police officers??
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Metropolitan District vs HOA in Colorado?

I am looking at purchasing new property in Colorado that is not part of a HOA but is part of a "metropolitan district". I had never heard of these before and tried to do research but they appear to be ...