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Civil Practice – Statute of Limitations – Pleadings – Amendment – Relation Back – New Defendant – Notice – Tort/Negligence – Broken Chair (access required)

McKnight v. Iceberg Enterprises LLC Although, at the time she filed her original complaint, plaintiff did not know who had manufactured the chair that broke when she sat in it, she amended her complaint to name the defendant-manufacturer within the time for serving process under Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(m). Defendant’s motion to dismiss, based on the statute of limitations, is denied.

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